Marla’s philosophy of life is that she might die at any moment. The tragedy, she said, was that she didn’t.
the study of evidence tending to substantiate the existence of, or the search for, creatures whose reported existence is unproved, as the Abominable Snowman or the Loch Ness monster. The discipline is traditionally viewed as a pseudoscience.
Etymology: from Greek kryptos, “hidden” + zoology; “study of animals”, literally, “study of hidden animals”.