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What is a tasselled wobbagong?
« on: 05/11/2008 18:08:56 »
No, it's not what a lap-dancer wears! It's a type of shark.



When I came across the name, I knew i just had to share it  :D
« Last Edit: 08/11/2008 17:46:16 by chris »


 

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Re: What is a tasselled wobbagong?
« Reply #1 on: 05/11/2008 18:40:19 »
Hi doc

I've got a name  you yellow-bellied sapsucker
 

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Re: What is a tasselled wobbagong?
« Reply #2 on: 05/11/2008 18:48:53 »
Good one, Micky. I wonder what other good names people will come up with.
 

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Re: What is a tasselled wobbagong?
« Reply #3 on: 05/11/2008 19:33:03 »
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Heerz lukenatcha Marsh, 1993 (braconid)
Heerz tooya Marsh, 1993 (braconid)
Verae peculya Marsh, 1993 (braconid)
Ba humbugi Solem, 1983 (endodontoid snail)
Ytu brutus Spangler, 1980 (water beetle)
http://www.curioustaxonomy.net/
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Re: What is a tasselled wobbagong?
« Reply #4 on: 05/11/2008 20:16:49 »
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Heerz lukenatcha Marsh, 1993 (braconid)
Heerz tooya Marsh, 1993 (braconid)
Verae peculya Marsh, 1993 (braconid)
Ba humbugi Solem, 1983 (endodontoid snail)
Ytu brutus Spangler, 1980 (water beetle)
http://www.curioustaxonomy.net/

Excellent. But weren't those names meant to be humourous?
 

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Re: What is a tasselled wobbagong?
« Reply #5 on: 05/11/2008 20:33:03 »
To RD they may be ::)
 

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Re: What is a tasselled wobbagong?
« Reply #6 on: 05/11/2008 21:13:20 »
There are lots of different wobbegongs! Gulf, Western, Japanese, Spotted, Ornate, Northern, Dwarf Spotted, Cobbler & False Cobbler.

I don't think I fancy having a Dwarf Spotted Wobbegong  :P

 

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Re: What is a tasselled wobbagong?
« Reply #7 on: 05/11/2008 22:58:08 »
To RD they may be ::)

Not vulgar enough, ok...

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Batrachuperus longdongensis (salamander)
Texananus longipennis (leafhopper)
Turdus fumigatus (cocoa thrush)
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Re: What is a tasselled wobbagong?
« Reply #8 on: 06/11/2008 02:22:49 »
Arseeholus Geriatricus - Texan geologist!  :D
 

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Re: What is a tasselled wobbagong?
« Reply #9 on: 06/11/2008 08:42:43 »
There is a Blue-Footed Booby.....
 

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Re: What is a tasselled wobbagong?
« Reply #10 on: 06/11/2008 09:22:22 »
You silly Great Bustards. Otis tarda

I' off for a Shag. Phalacrocorax aristotelis
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Re: What is a tasselled wobbagong?
« Reply #11 on: 06/11/2008 13:34:29 »
You silly Great Bustards. Otis tarda

I' off for a Shag. Phalacrocorax aristotelis

You tit!
 

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Re: What is a tasselled wobbagong?
« Reply #12 on: 06/11/2008 13:37:40 »
I like the irony of BBC spring watch etc being hosted by a small bearded tit.
 

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Re: What is a tasselled wobbagong?
« Reply #13 on: 06/11/2008 13:41:04 »
and a bit of trivia (which I hope isn't urbam myth) the football game Subbuteo was so called because its inventors favourite bird was the Hobby, and the latin name for it is "Subbuteo".
 

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Re: What is a tasselled wobbagong?
« Reply #14 on: 06/11/2008 13:44:00 »
You silly Great Bustards. Otis tarda

I' off for a Shag. Phalacrocorax aristotelis

You tit!

Great, Blue or Coal?

Personally, I think you could have at least toned down your language and said "Booby" Sula nebouxii
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Re: What is a tasselled wobbagong?
« Reply #15 on: 06/11/2008 13:44:22 »
The Swallow:  Fellatio Bellyfullnis  
 

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Re: What is a tasselled wobbagong?
« Reply #16 on: 06/11/2008 13:52:49 »
and a bit of trivia (which I hope isn't urbam myth) the football game Subbuteo was so called because its inventors favourite bird was the Hobby, and the latin name for it is "Subbuteo".

Falco Subbuteo, actually.
 

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Re: What is a tasselled wobbagong?
« Reply #17 on: 06/11/2008 13:53:22 »
The Swallow:  Fellatio Bellyfullnis  

NEIL! I'm aghast at you.
 

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Re: What is a tasselled wobbagong?
« Reply #18 on: 06/11/2008 13:55:37 »

Falco Subbuteo, actually.

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Re: What is a tasselled wobbagong?
« Reply #19 on: 06/11/2008 14:01:47 »
The Swallow:  Fellatio Bellyfullnis  

NEIL! I'm aghast at you.

oops !!....me make bad thing !?..sorry !
 

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Re: What is a tasselled wobbagong?
« Reply #20 on: 06/11/2008 14:04:00 »

Falco Subbuteo, actually.

Rock me Doctor Beaver

Excellent track !...course.. he'd dead now !...they all die in crashes !!....except Elvis...he just crashed out on the bog !
 

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Re: What is a tasselled wobbagong?
« Reply #21 on: 06/11/2008 14:10:48 »
and Micheal Hutchence who died of sexual INXS
 

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Re: What is a tasselled wobbagong?
« Reply #22 on: 06/11/2008 14:22:55 »
And John Lennon. And George Harrison
 

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Re: What is a tasselled wobbagong?
« Reply #23 on: 06/11/2008 14:30:31 »
And Freddie
 

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« Reply #24 on: 06/11/2008 17:13:57 »
....and Buddy
 

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