Bogey Man

Also known as Booman, Booger Man

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  • Celtic Celtic (culture)
  • Humanoid Humanoid (attribute)
  • Cave Dweller Cave Dweller (attribute)
  • Haunting Haunting (behaviour)

A creature that is known as the Booger man in mainstream Britain, as the Booman in Orkney of the Shetland Islands and as Bogey Man in other areas of Britain. It had a ghastly human appearance and lurked in isolated places. It did not kill but terrified travellers passing by. Stories were told in Nursery rhymes to keep children out of danger.

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