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Stalagmites & Stalactites

Post 1

Yvonne aka india

As well as stalactites hanging from the ceiling and stalagmites growing from the ground, there's also the bit that stalactites hang on "tight" to the ceiling and stalagmites "might" just reach them one day!

This one's designed to be spoken so the inconsistent spelling can be forgiven.

Stalagmites & Stalactites

Post 2

Lady Magpye

Heh. My mother always taught me that:

"Tights come down, then mites grow up"

Indicating that, yes, stalactites 'grow' downward and stalactites 'grow' up, but also indicating that removal of the hosiery could have certain consequences! smiley - laugh

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