[LMB] OT: Australia (was Take care, everyone)

Royce McDaniels roycemcdaniels158 at gmail.com
Mon Jan 3 17:38:06 GMT 2011


okay, you weren't making it up. but the dayam thing doesn't LEAP OUT at you,
you have to brush against it. wiki linky:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cylindropuntia_fulgida

shuddering royce (now TOTALLY CONVINCED Gwynne's snake is a teleporting
variety and has taken up residence in his air vent...)

On Mon, Jan 3, 2011 at 9:30 AM, Jim Parish <jparish at siue.edu> wrote:

> Royce McDaniels expostulated:
> > jumping CACTUS? you're making that up....
>
> Nope. During the year (1966-67) that my father was stationed in AZ, one of
> them
> jumped and bit me on the leg. Fortunately, the thorns are fairly long, so
> the
> removal isn't too difficult.
>
> Jim Parish
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