2. The Thing
John Carpenter’s The Thing (1982)
A song by Bobby Darin (1962)
8. The Thing
A military vehicle produced by Volkeswagen from 1969-1983, also called the Type 181, the Safari, and the Trekker.
Short-lived game/toy things from Milton Bradley. (1986-1987)
10. The Thing
A tourist trap just off I-10 at Exit 322 in Dragoon, Arizona featuring the mummified corpse of a mother and child.
The governing assembly in Germanic, Scandinavian, and some Celtic societies.
Over time, the meaning of the word “thing” shifted from “assembly” to “object.” The next time someone asks you if you’re going to “the thing” they just might be referring to something very specific.
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