I love the word syzygy. It looks funny and it kind of tickles my mouth to say it. SIZ-i-gee

It's used in astronomy to mean any three or more bodies lined up. For example a solar eclipse is a syzygy - the Earth, the Moon and the Sun are aligned.


Mona Evans
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