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

Pat Mathews mathews55 at msn.com
Mon Jun 24 01:14:55 BST 2019


Platypodes?
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> On Jun 22, 2019, at 10:07 PM, Helen Fenton <hifenton at internode.on.net> wrote:
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> This Aussie connection may explain the confusion about octopi octopuses. We have the same problem with platypussys or platypis


Friends behold the platypus.
We laugh at how he looks to us.
But then in moments dark and grim,
I wonder how we look to him.
Peace, Peace thou graceful Platypus.
We really look all right to us.
As you no doubt delight the nosen,
Of appropriately gendered platyposen.

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