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« on: 26/06/2008 22:25:31 »
MONOPODE. According to http://phrontistery.info/m.html it means "one-footed person with foot large enough to be a sunshade"   ???


 

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« Reply #1 on: 27/06/2008 00:28:42 »
I've met that word once before - in a short adult graphic-novel type (comic) story in Heavy Metal magazine (some wonderful artwork in there).  IIRC, the monopodes slept with their heads (and bodies) in the sand, with just their foot sticking out, and the human protagonists of the story decided to rest in the shade of one, that is, until it woke up...
 

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« Reply #2 on: 27/06/2008 07:48:08 »
GAWD!  [:0]
 

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