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(Philly Voice)   Inspiration for the unicorn myth, extinct in the wild, continues to grow as a population   (phillyvoice.com) divider line
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2022-11-29 9:23:37 AM  
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2022-11-29 10:00:27 AM  
Schnecksville sounds like the place to go for appetizers and junk food.
 
2022-11-29 11:29:29 AM  
Lots of other animals thought to be the inspiration for unicorns also existed, many of which, you know, only had one horn.
 
2022-11-29 6:32:54 PM  
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2022-11-29 9:02:39 PM  
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2022-11-29 10:35:52 PM  
Who is Lehigh and why are so many valleys named after him?
 
2022-11-29 11:04:07 PM  

Ragin' Asian: Who is Lehigh and why are so many valleys named after him?


It's French for "the high".
 
2022-11-29 11:06:16 PM  

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I think the submersible unicorn had to be the narwhal. IIRC medieval sailors and merchants used to hunt narwhals for their horns to sell as "unicorn horns".
 
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