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n2doc Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Aug-23-09 02:23 PM
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Ink found in Jurassic-era squid
Palaeontologists have drawn with ink extracted from a preserved fossilised squid uncovered during a dig in Trowbridge, Wiltshire.


The fossil, thought to be 150 million years old, was found when a rock was cracked open, revealing the one-inch-long black ink sac.

A picture of the creature and its Latin name was drawn using its ink.

Dr Phil Wilby of the British Geological Survey said it was an ancient creature similar to the modern-day squid.

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http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/england/wiltshire/82...
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Faygo Kid Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Aug-23-09 02:27 PM
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1. Prettty cool for being 6,000 years old!
As the FReepers maintain.

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HopeHoops Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Aug-23-09 02:34 PM
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2. That's child abuse.
How to raise a dumbfuck.

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pokerfan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Aug-24-09 01:54 AM
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3. Reminds me of the old Steve Martin routine
How it would be a great practical joke to teach your kid to talk wrong so on the first day of school he raises his hand to go to the bathroom and says, "May I mambo dogface to the banana patch?"

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