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(Popular Mechanics)   Carcinization has nothing to do with tumors this time, either   (popularmechanics.com) divider line
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2020-10-19 5:48:37 PM  
I still prefer Carcinization V over Carcinization VI.
 
2020-10-19 5:53:20 PM  
I thought this had to do with talk show hosts all following the same formula developed in the 60s and 70s.
 
2020-10-19 6:16:09 PM  
FTFA:"Carcinization sounds like something about prison at first blush, but on second look, you'll see it shares a root with carcinogen as well as cancer itself-both from the Greek root karkinos meaning crab. Borradaile coined the new word based on the established scientific usages."

Great, so now now my crabs have evolved into cancer?
 
2020-10-19 6:21:30 PM  

JustHereForThePics: FTFA:"Carcinization sounds like something about prison at first blush, but on second look, you'll see it shares a root with carcinogen as well as cancer itself-both from the Greek root karkinos meaning crab. Borradaile coined the new word based on the established scientific usages."

Great, so now now my crabs have evolved into cancer?


Don't look at the night sky, there has been a constellation named after cancer for a long time.
 
2020-10-19 6:30:36 PM  
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2020-10-19 6:45:50 PM  
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2020-10-19 6:51:47 PM  
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2020-10-19 7:11:14 PM  
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2020-10-19 7:25:42 PM  
Just hit 'em wit' tha' shampoo, that'll fix it.

/you read that in Carl's voice
//now you did
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2020-10-19 7:31:18 PM  
Just wait until they hear about beetles

/if you try this with mammals you just get rat like beasties
 
2020-10-19 9:00:29 PM  

VisualiseThis: Just hit 'em wit' tha' shampoo, that'll fix it.

/you read that in Carl's voice
//now you did
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I dunno if dere Alaskan king but dey feel huge.
 
2020-10-19 11:50:06 PM  
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2020-10-20 12:38:21 AM  

damndirtyape: VisualiseThis: Just hit 'em wit' tha' shampoo, that'll fix it.

/you read that in Carl's voice
//now you did
///

I dunno if dere Alaskan king but dey feel huge.


You mean I'm just gonna have to drag this thing across the lawn???  Call the neighbors, I want them to see this.
 
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