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Not Octopus

corw314

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Did I read this right??? An animal shelter in a bar???????

If soooo,, maybe they adopt more out???? You could wake up with some pretty interesting creatures!!!

:shock:

Carol
 

Steve O'Shea

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I always wanted to name a genus Notoctopus .... but didn't think I'd get away with it (would have justified it by referring to Noto [southern] octopus ....and just dropped an o) :)
 

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Carol.. yeah i do think bars would work well at encouraging people to come in and adopt an animal but no such luck. Potters Bar is a town. :lol:

nice thought tho!
C
 

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Steve,
perhaps using a regional dialect might work to help you get away with it?

Eg In scots 'not' can be 'nae' Naeoctopus would work and not quite so obvious.

so a new species of squid could be classed as Notoctopus norsepiai

just maybe?

NAE chance!
 

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I had a wee chuckle Col .... and you know I rarely venture down this neck of the woods (I can't keep up with you guys/gals and persons of dubious disposition) :wink:
 

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