Although the word "monster" is often used to describe evil beings, the term can actually refer to any creature that is perceived as being strange or frightening. Monsters have been a part of human culture since ancient times, appearing in mythology, folklore, and literature. In many cases, monsters are used to symbolize the dark side of human nature, embodying our fears and anxieties. However, monsters can also be seen as symbols of hope and change, representing the potential for redemption and growth. Whether we see them as forces to be reckoned with or aspects of our own psyches that we need to confront, monsters continue to capture our imaginations and fire our B minds fiction writers. Long may they reign.

Cultures use folklore as a way to explain the world around them… But why is it always so spooky? Here are some facts about monsters that kept our heads spinning right before bed.

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