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PostPosted: Tue Mar 28, 2017 5:10 pm 
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God thinks?
Thought is the root of all evil.

I hope those folks never get a look at the old bible pages in the Vatican library, written in Latin, where "god" is always plural. As in Gods. Might fuck up their whole trip. It's my belief that translations should be precise when dealing with the ramblings of witnesses.


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^^Ha!

Who is "you"?


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Ha ha, nice, I hadn't listened to that in awhile, cheers

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Toshiko Yamasaki, Yamaguchi's daughter, on the BBC controversy wrote:
I cannot forgive the atomic bomb experience being laughed at in Britain, which has nuclear weapons of its own. I think this shows that the horror of atomic bomb is not well enough understood in the world. I feel sad rather than angry

"On December 17, 2010, the BBC featured Yamaguchi in its comedy program QI, referring to him as "The Unluckiest Man in the World". Both Stephen Fry, the host of QI, and celebrity guests drew laughter from the audience in a segment that included examples of black humor such as asking if the bomb had "landed on him and bounced off". A clip from the episode was uploaded by the BBC after the show but was later deleted. A BBC spokesperson told Kyodo News, "We instructed our crew to delete the file since we have already issued a statement that the content was not appropriate"."

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New shrimp species named after Pink Floyd

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A new species of shrimp has been named after Pink Floyd thanks to a pact between prog rock-loving scientists.
The synalpheus pinkfloydi uses its large pink claw to create a noise so loud it can kill small fish.
The team behind the discovery vowed years ago if it ever found a new pink shrimp it would "honour" the rockers.
Sammy De Grave, head of research at Oxford University Museum of National History, said he has been a fan of the band since he was a teenager.
And it is not the first crustacean he's named after a rock legend, having already named a species of shrimp after Rolling Stones front man, Mick Jagger - elephantis jaggerai.

He said: "I have been listening to Floyd since The Wall was released in 1979, when I was 14 years old.
"The description of this new species of pistol shrimp was the perfect opportunity to finally give a nod to my favourite band.
"We are all Pink Floyd fans, and we always said if we would find a pink one, a new species of pink shrimp, we would name it after Pink Floyd."

The pistol, or snapping shrimp, has an ability to generate sonic energy by closing their enlarged claw at rapid speed.
It can reach 210 decibels - louder than your average rock concert - and results in one of the loudest sounds in the ocean.
The description of the species, found off the Pacific coast of Panama, has been published in the Zootaxa journal and was co-authored with the Universidade Federal de Goiás in Brazil, and Seattle University in the US.

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Did you know?

The binomial scientific nomenclature of living organisms was introduced by Linnaeus in 1735 and consists in giving any species a double name upon first valid description, the first being the genus and the second the specific epithet, with the former having a capital initial and not the later, both being written in distinct font or underlined to stand out from the rest of the text.

Examples:

Synalpheus pinkfloydi

Elephantis jaggerai

Phialella zappai

Aleiodes shakirae

Anophthalmus hitleri

Aphonopelma johnnycashi

Aptostichus angelinajolieae

Aptostichus barackobamai

Aptostichus stephencolberti

Caligula japonica

Diplodocus carnegii

Megachile chomskyi

Effigia okeeffeae

Eristalis gatesi

Franklinia alatamaha

Hyloscirtus princecharlesi

Gnathia marleyi



https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Binomial_nomenclature

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Did you know?

The binomial scientific nomenclature of living organisms was introduced by Linnaeus in 1735 and consists in given any species a double name, the first being the genus and the second the specific epithet, with the former having a capital initial and not the later, both being written in distinct font or underlined to stand out from the rest of the text.

Examples:

Synalpheus pinkfloydi

Elephantis jaggerai

Phialella zappai

Aleiodes shakirae

Anophthalmus hitleri

Aphonopelma johnnycashi

Aptostichus angelinajolieae

Aptostichus barackobamai

Aptostichus stephencolberti

Caligula japonica

Diplodocus carnegii

Megachile chomskyi

Effigia okeeffeae

Eristalis gatesi

Franklinia alatamaha

Hyloscirtus princecharlesi

Gnathia marleyi



https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Binomial_nomenclature

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Amaurotoma zappa

Phialella zappai

Pachygnatha zappa

Spygori zappania

and of course Zappa confluentus

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frank_Zap ... d_sciences

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What about Neopalpa donaldtrumpi, or the mighty new napalm-moab bomber moth...

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or

the genus Loureedia?

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What about Neopalpa donaldtrumpi, or the mighty new napalm-moab bomber moth...

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or

the genus Loureedia?

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looks like what they found on mars

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They forgot pull your fucking hair out

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