They both also have exactly four letters. Clearly, it's a conspiracy.
Shouldn't that be murdererize?
The word is torus. We are basically homeomorphic to a torus. So are sheep -- apply a mapping such that the interior and exterior of the torus are exchanged, and the result is called a haggis.
Yes, it's me. I thought throwing that in there might shake a few people out of the hedges....