Ever wonder what "Ouija" means? Maybe it's the name of the first spirit contacted through the veil of death. Maybe it's the demonic force that introduced the eerie power to the mortal realm. Maybe the ghosts that early mediums contacted were just very agreeable Europeans repeating "oui" and "ja." Here are the true origins of the board, which you might not have expected — including the real-life movement that spawned it.
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Written by Reuben Westmaas October 9, 2018
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