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(Discovery)   Huge, lily-scented worm found in Washington   ( dsc.discovery.com) divider line
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2006-02-11 06:22:45 PM  
 
2006-02-11 06:25:03 PM  
The worm is the spice.
The spice is the worm.
 
2006-02-11 06:25:22 PM  
The spice must flow.
 
2006-02-11 06:25:45 PM  
A 10" X 10" X 12" pit? Why not just say a hole?
 
2006-02-11 06:26:26 PM  
billmon.org
Interesting that there is a dumb, lilly-livered worm in the other Washington.
 
2006-02-11 06:27:32 PM  
Sanchez-de Leon found the worm while digging in a 10-inch-square and 12-inch-deep pit of dirt

What idiot wrote this? A 12 inch deep pit of dirt isn't really a pit at all, now is it?
 
2006-02-11 06:27:54 PM  
Can 'O' Soup
A 10" X 10" X 12" pit? Why not just say a hole?

Yeah, take the easy way out.
 
2006-02-11 06:28:44 PM  
img431.imageshack.us

Well, that explains the 'blossom' part of 'turdblossom'.

/oh, WA State....never mind
 
2006-02-11 06:31:16 PM  
Huge? Its only huge if you can find gogo in its stomach
/ff3 biatches
 
2006-02-11 06:31:50 PM  
Sanchez-de Leon noticed the worm immediately because "it's very white and the anterior part is pink near the mouth."

Wait. Now I'm confused---this article isn't about Karl Rove?
 
2006-02-11 06:32:15 PM  

"it's very white and the anterior part is pink near the mouth."


This is what all those women are doing in youneeversities?

 
2006-02-11 06:32:16 PM  
The Czar
It said it was related to the earthworm, not the Zone Eater.
 
2006-02-11 06:33:19 PM  
He said, "When Paul Johnson (a colleague present at the 80s dig) and I held the worms in our hands to examine them, they 'spit' when prodded.

So many worm/spit/swallow jokes...
 
2006-02-11 06:33:41 PM  
Maybe it's a baby monster from the movie Tremors!
Not Tremors 3, mind you.
 
2006-02-11 06:34:11 PM  
Looks like good bait to me.
 
2006-02-11 06:34:22 PM  
Can you imagine the fish you could catch with a farkin THREE FOOT WORM?
 
2006-02-11 06:35:06 PM  
soberto
The male fish will assume it's a female fish wearing pefrume.
 
2006-02-11 06:35:52 PM  
I bet they squish real good
 
2006-02-11 06:37:09 PM  
University of Idaho press release.

Why is Idaho in on the action?

dsc.discovery.com

This is a very wrong thing.
I'm not sure why, but it is very bad.
 
2006-02-11 06:37:51 PM  
Who digs up a worm and tests it to see what it smells like?

"Hey, I just found this farking huge worm."
"Lets smell it!"
"Why, it smells like lilies!"
"Ohoho, delightful!"

Behold: science.
 
2006-02-11 06:38:32 PM  
*grabs lily scented perfume*

O00o ladies, I have a huge lily scented worm too! Wanna see!
 
2006-02-11 06:39:05 PM  
I work for a huge, lily-scented worm, so I'm getting a kick out of these replies.....
 
2006-02-11 06:39:36 PM  
Having gone to school at Washington State, which is smack-dab in the middle of the Palouse, I can say with great certainty that giant, flabby, pale and odoriferous organisms are most often found next on Saturday mornings next to you when you woke up.
 
2006-02-11 06:41:04 PM  
And if you don't believe I went to WSU, the sentence construction above should prove without a doubt that I do not lie to you.
 
2006-02-11 06:41:30 PM  
Hey, I'm supposed to be the "damned Lie-brul" around here and you all beat me to the good posts!

/The Karl Rove "turdblossom" one was excellent, Skleenar! :D
 
2006-02-11 06:50:47 PM  
Does it taste like chicken?
 
2006-02-11 06:55:00 PM  
Rosalinda: Who digs up a worm and tests it to see what it smells like?

"Hey, I just found this farking huge worm."
"Lets smell it!"
"Why, it smells like lilies!"
"Ohoho, delightful!"

Behold: science.


u r 2 funneh
 
2006-02-11 06:55:43 PM  
waste301: This is a very wrong thing.
I'm not sure why, but it is very bad.


Yeah but suddenly I feel HUGE!
 
2006-02-11 06:59:59 PM  
I got yer huge, lily-scented worm...
...HANGIN!
 
2006-02-11 07:04:05 PM  
O rose, thou art sick!
The invisible worm
That flies in the night,
In the howling storm,

Has found out thy bed
Of crimson joy,
And his dark secret love
Does thy life destroy.


--William Blake, The Sick Rose

First thing I thought of.
 
2006-02-11 07:04:43 PM  
"Why is Idaho in on the action?"

RTFA. The article says that the person who found it is a doctoral candidate at University of Idaho, thus the UI press release.

"UI soil science doctoral candidate Yaniria Sanchez-de Leon found the worm..."
 
2006-02-11 07:08:04 PM  
wippit:

thats what i thought
 
2006-02-11 07:11:30 PM  
I work for gigantic lily scented worms.


/so i am really getting a kick out of
//slashies.
 
2006-02-11 07:11:40 PM  
Ok, now make me a shirt.
 
2006-02-11 07:11:50 PM  
I like how whenever they find an extremely rare species, they kill it and examine it. Why not release it and let it make baby extremely rare species?
 
2006-02-11 07:14:08 PM  
 
2006-02-11 07:14:59 PM  
hmm surprised it wasn't from Hanford
 
2006-02-11 07:15:29 PM  
ariosto

What do you mean, "William Blake"?
 
2006-02-11 07:15:50 PM  
I for one welcome our giant lily scented worm overlords..

/cougars still suck, though!
 
2006-02-11 07:22:25 PM  
www.exclaim.ca

/Didn't RTFA
 
2006-02-11 07:22:26 PM  
This is not so strange. Once I found a huge millipede in the Smoky Mountains that smelled like peppermint, proving that the best-smelling animals are frequently the ugliest and most horrific.
 
2006-02-11 07:22:45 PM  
you beat me to it Pope Joan, nice name BTW. By far my favorite of all the bad Popes.

Karl rove comes out smelling like a daisy, not a lily
sheesh

All I could think of for some reason was "Spewie" from Get a life

/give me slashies or give me death
 
2006-02-11 07:24:19 PM  
www.postersnthings.com

Hawt!
 
2006-02-11 07:25:22 PM  
That's funny... I have one of those... in my pants.
 
2006-02-11 07:25:30 PM  
The kicker is that this thing was white, man. Lilly white.
 
2006-02-11 07:27:22 PM  
img92.imageshack.us
 
2006-02-11 07:27:47 PM  
From the more you know personality of mine,

news.nationalgeographic.com
These worms live in ice. They are quite interesting. So I'm not surprised about worm finds. I'm still waiting for a giant sandworm.

The more you know (pops)
 
2006-02-11 07:30:17 PM  
movies.nnov.ru
 
2006-02-11 07:31:11 PM  
waste301: I'm not sure why

Yours?
 
2006-02-11 07:38:26 PM  
It is by caffeine alone I set my mind in motion,
It is by the beans of Java that thoughts acquire speed,
The hands acquire shaking, the shaking becomes a warning,
It is by caffeine alone I set my mind in motion.
 
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