[LMB] Octopi OT: (WAS:- Penric Reread)

Eric Oppen ravenclaweric at gmail.com
Sun Jun 23 03:27:05 BST 2019


You do know, of course, that the reason for the Germans' spiked helmets in
WWI was because they were secretly plotting an invasion of Australia, and
wanted to be safe from Drop Bears.

On Sat, Jun 22, 2019 at 9:07 PM Helen Fenton <hifenton at internode.on.net>
wrote:

>
> > On 22 Jun 2019, at 1:38 AM, Baur <baur at chello.at> wrote:
> >
> >> Am 21.06.2019 um 16:59 schrieb James M. BRYANT G4CLF:
> >> Markus has a soft spot for the Pacific
> >> Northwest Tree-dwelling Octopus...
> >> It is not generally known that the
> >> species originated in Australia but
> >> fled to the Olympic Peninsula when
> >> its former habits became infested
> >> with Drop Bears.
> >> James (Would I lie to you?) Bryant
> >
> > no, nay, never, no nay, never again ...
> >
> > *music cue: wild rover*
> >
> > 8)
> >
> > servus
> >
> > markus
> >
> > --
> >
> This Aussie connection may explain the confusion about octopi octopuses.
> We have the same problem with platypussys or platypis
>
> Regards
>
> Helen
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