Dingbelle, Wartime Aviation Gremlins - [Fearsome Critter, 1942]
•About this critter: Gremlins are Trickster fae that go by many names & appearances. They're Said to live in the sky & on Military camps, often blamed for accidents or for aerial malfunctions, especially during wars. - It was important for team morale to cast the blame at something unexplained when something went wrong with machinery. (Better to pass the blame onto a "gremlin" rather than than your friends or team mechanic.) - in general gremlin lore, female gremlin are typically classified as Fifinella, Young males are called "Widgets" & young females are called "Flibbertygibbets"
The gremlins of this particular design are also sometimes known as “Dingbelles” they most notably appear on Women’s Division of the Canadian Armed Forces posters for the women's faction. - Various types of gremlin in different names and appearances exist across different factions seen around the world. - The 1949 "Dictionary of folklore" says the following about "Dingbelles":
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