Wondrous Words Wednesday: Pareidolia from The Nobodies Album

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Wondrous Words WednesdayWondrous Words Wednesday is a weekly meme by BermudaOnion's Book Blog where we share new (to us) words that we’ve encountered in our reading. 

I only have one word today from The Nobodies Album by Carolyn Parkhurst.

"Milo's band is called Pareidolia, and they've had a fair bit of success, though whether they're here to stay or are simply the taste of the moment remains to be seen."

pareidolia -- a psychological phenomenon involving a vague and random stimulus (often an image or sound) being perceived as significant. Common examples include seeing images of animals or faces in clouds, the man in the moon, religious figures on pieces of toast, interpreting marks on Mars as canals, and hearing hidden messages on records played in reverse. 

Have you found a new word in your reading?

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