fidgetspin (fidgetspin) wrote in 1word1day,

It's Saturday somewhere!

This word has been on Facebook all week but I'm old not hip to the FB jibe.  For those interested, you're supposed to post a picture of a celebrity that looks like you as your profile picture.  I had no idea so many of my friends looked like Lucy Lawless.

Doppelgänger:  A ghostly counterpart of a living person, or a sinister form of bilocation.  Today the term is often used to refer to a lookalike.
German from Doppel (double) and Gänger (goer).

"My friend is a huge fan of Erwin Schrodinger so I can't say I was surprised when he adopted two twin kittens, naming one 'Cat' and its doppelganger 'Same Cat."

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