Southcott Syndrome
 n.— « She’s suffering from Southcott Syndrome, a medical condition whose name I coined myself. I define this condition as being when a post-menopausal or otherwise infertile woman insists, despite overwhelming evidence to the contrary, that she’s pregnant. I named the syndrome after Joanna Southcott, the 19th-century prophetess who announced at the age of sixty five that she was pregnant with the new messiah.» —“Woman, 59, Admits She’s Not Pregnant” by Alex Boese Museum of Hoaxes (San Dieog, California) Jan. 5, 2005. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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