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14373Re: squirrel name

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  • Suzanne
    Jul 2, 2009
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      LOL, I keep hearing Boris Badenoff saying "Moose and Squirrel"... but I suppose that dates me. ;-)

      Susanna


      --- In sig@yahoogroups.com, Jennifer Nelson Kemp <lady.ianuk@...> wrote:
      >
      > Take this as FUNNY!!!
      >
      > I've been reading this discussion and been amused that the only things that
      > pops in my mind is the dogs from "Up" with "SQUIRREL!!"
      >
      > Sorry, back to normal net reading.
      >
      > Ianuk
      > <giggle>
      > On Wed, Jul 1, 2009 at 7:40 AM, Land, John L SPC MIL USA TRADOC <
      > john.l.land@...> wrote:
      >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > As far as the likeliness of any squirrels in the region diiscussed, I have
      > > no idea. However concerning the likelihood of anyone wishing to take a name,
      > > or select a name derived from such a small seemingly insignifigant creature,
      > > I see it as a very likely occurance especially in a pre-Christian era, or in
      > > an area which may be described as a "hinterland".
      > >
      > > Desireable traits in squirrels (in general).
      > >
      > > Often quite swift.
      > >
      > > Like several animals in related species, their front paws are used as hands
      > > in addition to their usage as a means of locomotion.
      > >
      > > Squirrels are expert in storing things away for the winter months... an
      > > admirable trait to people who live in the frozen north and who experience
      > > harsh winters.
      > >
      > > Also there is the distinct possibility that the person(a) may have been
      > > born scrawny, extra hairy, with a vestigal tail, and/ or developed serious
      > > buck-teeth later on.
      > >
      > > Also, (my apologies to all the "cool" folks :P )not everyone digs wolves,
      > > warhorses, harts, dragons, etc...
      > >
      > > Some of us are a little "squirelly" by nature.
      > >
      > > There... that's my 2 cent's worth.
      > >
      > > -Baxt
      > >
      > >
      >
      >
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