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(BBC)   World's smallest reptile identified, will practice law in Michigan   (news.bbc.co.uk) divider line 52
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2001-12-03 01:21:11 PM
Another misleading title. The reptile has not passed the bar exam so it cannot practice yet.
 
2001-12-03 01:22:49 PM
Goddam para-legal reptiles
 
2001-12-03 01:24:26 PM
Don't you mean "will sell insurance at Geico"?
 
2001-12-03 01:24:27 PM
no but its already getting mistaken for a car insurance company!
 
2001-12-03 01:24:49 PM
I think you'll find, being a lizard, that it's not technically allowed to practice law, as it has 4 too many legs.
 
2001-12-03 01:25:31 PM
I can't tell how big it is, it's on some crazy foreign money.
 
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2001-12-03 01:29:45 PM
didn't a reptile run for governor in Michigan?
 
2001-12-03 01:35:27 PM
Gila Fieger.
 
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2001-12-03 01:38:48 PM
Cornelius Flockhart (Is that the lawyer in the planet of the apes :-) The article states 1.6cm or approx 3/4"
 
2001-12-03 01:40:32 PM
WTF? I've had chunks of corn in my crap bigger than that!

~El Primo~
 
2001-12-03 01:42:19 PM
I find this headline extremely amusing. My ex-girlfriend named Liz was often called lizard. She's now practicing law in Michigan.

Thinking of her reminds me of a liner note from a Run Westy Run album:

No matter how cute your girlfriend is, or how much she laughs at your jokes, somebody, somewhere, is sick of her shiat.
 
2001-12-03 01:45:38 PM
If such a reptile has only now been discovered, then what other larger reptiles, may even now be lurking, waiting to emerge from the primordial dawn?

Godzilla!
 
2001-12-03 02:04:46 PM
Tastes like chicken.
 
2001-12-03 02:08:30 PM
Random thought: My father-in-law calls all lizards "Oscar". Then he shoots them with a BB gun.
 
2001-12-03 02:08:42 PM
Best Headline of the day..hands down
 
2001-12-03 02:13:25 PM
Is the peso the same size as a penny? Smaller or larger? WTF? I know people in Michigan have pennies. Was this lizard found in Mexico first?
 
2001-12-03 02:13:32 PM
big duck cocks, midget lizards, sounds like fark is going extreme beastiality.
 
2001-12-03 02:14:27 PM
No, just circus sideshow.
 
2001-12-03 02:26:14 PM
The only problem I have with this headline is that it gives reptiles in general a bad name.
 
2001-12-03 02:30:17 PM
Volks Because it implies they are stupid enough to choosel to live in Michigan? ;)
 
2001-12-03 02:30:48 PM
I've known several geckos, green anoles, and even an iguana, and not a single one of them would stoop to practicing law...
 
2001-12-03 02:34:14 PM
WTF......
 
2001-12-03 02:35:30 PM
"We did not even know the species existed, although the area has been studied by biologists for several hundred years."

Gee, maybe biologists didn't know it existed because it's only 3/4 of an inch long? DUH
 
2001-12-03 02:36:35 PM
The reptile anti defamation leauge had filed a lawsuit over farks tagline
 
2001-12-03 02:38:05 PM
I have several pet geckos. I'll have to try to pick one of these up at the next reptile show, as long as it doesn't try to correct me every time I do something it thinks is contrary to it's laws.
 
2001-12-03 02:41:51 PM
I bet it recently evolved from salamanders. Someone better alert the creationists!
 
2001-12-03 02:42:14 PM
The state legislature here came within two votes of naming one of their fellow representatives the state reptile.

He was not amused.
 
2001-12-03 02:50:09 PM
Fb- is the father?
 
2001-12-03 02:51:27 PM
i still say drews hitting the beastiality sites :o~=} (thats supposed to be barfing..)
 
2001-12-03 03:04:55 PM
Cool. I wonder if they could be trained to crawl into people's ears and eat their brains!
 
2001-12-03 03:06:25 PM
Hey....a ....really small............lizard.

That's..... pretty .......cool................right?
 
2001-12-03 03:12:06 PM
that's one cute little lizard.
 
2001-12-03 03:23:32 PM
As an aside:

Here's another cool gecko (photographed in Kona, but originally from Madagascar).
The Gold Dust Day Gecko

http://www.konahi.com/pics/DSC00004(1).jpg
For what it's worth.
 
2001-12-03 03:35:43 PM
Hey, Michigan's a cool state. We have tons of fresh water here, and... I'll get back to you on the rest.
 
2001-12-03 03:36:50 PM
Terribly endangered because the people lookin for 'em keep stepping on 'em.

Hey guys! I think I found- *Squish* Oops.
 
2001-12-03 03:48:28 PM
The lizard was later quoted as saying he would defend Jack Kevorkian in the sucide doctor's latest legal wrangling.
 
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2001-12-03 04:01:24 PM
I still think Harmonia has a smaller lizard than that in his pants.
 
2001-12-03 04:08:57 PM
One BIG FREAKIN' QUESTION:

How hte hell can the thing be endangered if they JUST FOUND IT? It's an inch long. There may be millions. it's not like they know where to look!

"Wow - how rare. A Brazilian Mudclopper. There are only 4 of these in the world."

'Uh, boss, there's two over here."

"And I got 7 in this basket."

"There's like 50 of them in my shoe."

etc.
 
2001-12-03 04:10:58 PM
 
2001-12-03 04:13:27 PM
didn't anybody else get Goatman's reference. Or was it so obvious nobody but me would stoop to acknowledge it? Goatman- LOL way OL!
 
2001-12-03 04:24:43 PM
apparently few attorneys frequent fark. i'm a newer farker - any of you ol' time farkers recall an occupation survey of farkers? if it's been done, what were the results?

Egill the Impaler
 
2001-12-03 04:48:57 PM
Woodworx: I got it! haw haw haw
 
2001-12-03 05:07:55 PM
But it's hung like a Brazilian duck.
 
2001-12-03 05:27:30 PM
Why is it that every article regarding a unique species has to have the obligatory "species is threatened" and if the "Carribean isn't protected the species won't make it" political propoganda in it?

We spent millions a year TRYING to make species extinct, yet by eating a burger, we're going to kill off all of these critters we didn't even know about. What shiat!
 
2001-12-03 05:51:17 PM
Affinity: the Dominican Peso pictured is just a little smaller than a US quarter. I worked in the DR this past summer and fwiw, the Jaragua National Park is fantastic.
 
2001-12-03 05:53:49 PM
I seriously want one (or more) in my (yet to be built) terrarium!

Crickets vs. lizard...to the death!

Kickstart
 
2001-12-03 06:14:56 PM
"We did not (*squish*) even know (*squash*) the species existed (*splort*) , although the area has been studied (*eek!*) by biologists for several hundred years(*squish*)."

--Blair
P.S. I dinna do it.
 
2001-12-03 06:26:30 PM
Michigan's only good things involve Ann Arbor and a coupla good bars in Detroit. That's about it, really.
 
2001-12-03 06:55:24 PM
are we sure this shouldn't be labeled "PHOTOSHOP" instead of "COOL"?
 
2001-12-03 09:07:11 PM
Sweater Girl I was tricked into moving back here...yeah, tricked...

For the record, I believe we have the highest concentration of rednecks outside of the south. I'm not one of them, but I'm closely related to some (trailer and all).
 
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