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(YouTube)   After analyzing octopus non-verbal behavior, scientists able to discover what they are really thinking. Consensus: octopi are dicks   (youtube.com) divider line 28
    More: Amusing, plural, cephalopods, octopus, human languages, inflections, Oregon State University, motions, Oxford English Dictionary  
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2012-04-07 09:45:17 AM  
This project was unveiled on April 1, 2012.
 
2012-04-07 11:24:00 AM  
あなたはついに、これを実現?
 
2012-04-07 12:59:54 PM  
Wow, only one week old ! FOOL
 
2012-04-07 01:01:58 PM  

shivashakti: This project was unveiled on April 1, 2012.


Yup.

Kind of funny though. I like how deadpan they are about the whole thing.
 
2012-04-07 01:09:18 PM  
"Give me the child."

Lol.
 
2012-04-07 01:19:19 PM  
"I will choke the human out of you!!!!"

PZ meyers will no doubt be disappointed to learn the sealife he loves most hates him with the passion of a thousand burning suns.
 
2012-04-07 01:31:50 PM  
you just bought 8 tickets to the gun show

I lolled.
 
2012-04-07 01:42:32 PM  

Gergesa: "I will choke the human out of you!!!!"

PZ meyers will no doubt be disappointed to learn the sealife he loves most hates him with the passion of a thousand burning suns.


Tentacoo Wape is the highest form of romantic
 
2012-04-07 01:43:15 PM  
It's octopuses, not octopi. English via Greek vs. Latin.
 
2012-04-07 01:47:17 PM  
This amuses me.
 
2012-04-07 01:55:36 PM  
That was cute.
 
2012-04-07 02:01:55 PM  

shivashakti: This project was unveiled on April 1, 2012.


Project headed by Dr. Loof Lirpa.
 
2012-04-07 02:14:30 PM  

unyon: you just bought 8 tickets to the gun show

I lolled.


This one got the biggest chuckle out of me.
 
2012-04-07 02:41:45 PM  

MayoBoy: It's octopuses, not octopi. English via Greek vs. Latin.


Octopods?
 
2012-04-07 03:11:40 PM  

unyon: you just bought 8 tickets to the gun show

I lolled.


As did I. That was very funny!
 
2012-04-07 03:49:44 PM  
Yep, they are dicks. Thieves too: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x5DyBkYKqnM
 
2012-04-07 04:20:10 PM  
I got a little of chuckle out it but I just couldn't make it all the way through.

/your octopus wants steak
 
2012-04-07 04:24:54 PM  

Dansker: MayoBoy: It's octopuses, not octopi. English via Greek vs. Latin.

Octopods?


Octopodes.
 
2012-04-07 05:26:43 PM  

Uewebawo: Dansker: MayoBoy: It's octopuses, not octopi. English via Greek vs. Latin.

Octopods?

Octopodes.


Octopoda.
 
2012-04-07 05:35:18 PM  

MayoBoy: It's octopuses, not octopi. English via Greek vs. Latin.


It entered English via Scientific Latin, but it is still wrong to pluralize as Octopi as in scientific latin it is a third declension noun, not second declension. So, as you said, octopuses. If you want to be pedantic and pretentious you can use octopodes as the greek pluralization.
 
2012-04-07 06:35:19 PM  
Octapluralized
 
2012-04-07 06:46:57 PM  
Octopee!
 
2012-04-07 09:59:18 PM  

Gergesa: "I will choke the human out of you!!!!"

PZ meyers will no doubt be disappointed to learn the sealife he loves most hates him with the passion of a thousand burning suns.


He seems okay with it (new window)

/the gun show remark was the best
 
2012-04-07 10:12:54 PM  
My god that was unfunny.
WTF, Subby?

Here's one for you...

Q:"Why did the chicken cross the road?"
A:"To get to the other side."

Don't piss your pants laughing, subby.
 
2012-04-07 10:39:14 PM  
I'm embarrassed to admit it took me way too long to realize that was fake.
 
2012-04-07 11:21:27 PM  

Uewebawo: Dansker: MayoBoy: It's octopuses, not octopi. English via Greek vs. Latin.

Octopods?

Octopodes.


Octo pie.
 
2012-04-09 01:45:04 AM  
It's on now.

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2012-04-09 09:18:54 AM  
media3.onsugar.com

I blame the parent.
 
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