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

WalterStuartBushell proto at panix.com
Mon Jun 24 01:26:11 BST 2019



> On Jun 23, 2019, at 8:14 PM, Pat Mathews <mathews55 at msn.com> wrote:
> 
> Platypodes?
> ________________________________
> To rhyme with noses?

> As you no doubt delight the noses,
> Of appropriately gendered platypodes
??
> .
>> On Jun 22, 2019, at 10:07 PM, Helen Fenton <hifenton at internode.on.net> wrote:
>> 
>> 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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