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Post 1

Sitting on the stair

Entry: For Sale: Wings, as new. - A23134222
Author: Sitting on the stair - U187744

Jetsam from a google surf researching Piddocks.




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minorvogonpoet

This is lovely. smiley - smiley
it seems a pity to call this beautiful bivalve a piddock.


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Post 3

Sitting on the stair

Isn't it. And worse, a Mud-Piddock.

Couldn't believe it when I saw they were also called Angel Wings, and saw the pictures. And then found Fallen Angel Wings, and False Angel Wings.

But you would have to be a bit of a piddock to want that sort of lifestyle - 8 years in a hole, sticking a syphon out for food?

I changed 'as new' to 'unused' in the title. There was a third verse basically asking if such a protected life was worth it - but it was a bit heavy, and it seemed unfair to ask a mollusc that, so I cut it.


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Dmitri Gheorgheni - Not Banned in China

Thank you, thank you - loved this. smiley - biggrin

And for the link, so we could see this lovely thing...reminds us there are sermons in stones.


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