“God’s War is a 97,000 word fantasy novel of faith, blood, betrayal and submission played out in the contaminated deserts of Nasheen, a matriarchal state engaged in a centuries-old holy war with polygamous Chenja.”

Hm, no, that’s not right.

I typed: Polygamous.

No, that means multiple partners of either sex. What’s more than one wife?

Poly something. Poly… poly… poly…

::looks it up in actual paper dictionary next to desk:::

Yes, see, that’s multiple spouses, not multiple wives.

And… Polyandry. That’s more than one husband.

Yum.

OK, can’t get distracted.

::looks through poly- words:::

Aha. Here it is.

OK, polygyny.

P-O-L-Y-G-Y-N-Y.

That’s more than one husband. Yes, says so right here. OK, so that would be:

Polygynous.

:::types::: P-O-L-Y-G-Y-N-O-U-S

Hm.

Wait.

But.

Word doesn’t recognize this word.

Is this the right word?

Spell it again.

:::types::: P-O-L-Y-G-Y-N-O-U-S

Yes, it says so right here.

Why does Word recognize POLYGAMOUS but not POLYGYNOUS?

Is my dictionary on crack? (possible)

Is Word broken? (probable)

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