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Animal tales

  1. Jan 24, 2004 #1
    fable: moths eat ur clothing

    truth: their larve eat ur clothing when they hatch :wink:

    y then, do they call the product: "moth" balls [?]
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    Ok, I will be the killjoy. :frown: The "mothballs" are supposed to prevent the moths from laying the larvae that eat the clothing. A more appealing name than "larvae balls". Marketing 101. :wink:
  4. Jan 25, 2004 #3

    jimmy p

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    arent moth-balls a type of sweet??? damn, no wonder i have had so many stomach cramps recently!
  5. Jan 26, 2004 #4


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    Chopnik! Pay attention to the spelling! You want MALT balls - not MOTH balls. OK?

    p.s. Drink peppermint tea for your stomach cramps and don't eat anymore MOTH balls. Have Andy bring you some MALT balls and you'll be OK.:wink:
  6. Jan 26, 2004 #5

    Ivan Seeking

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    Okay then, why do we park on a driveway and drive on a parkway?

    Why do we bother to eat corn? ...thinking...thinking...

    Why is there no truly blue food?

    Who did Cane and Abel marry?

    If I oppose those determined to defeat the rebel faction within the antidisestablishmentarianism movement, whom exactly do I support?

    Just wondering.
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  7. Jan 26, 2004 #6

    jimmy p

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    I see, well that makes more sense now. Andy, oh waiter, waiter, fetch me some peppermint tea!
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