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Old 12-17-2011, 09:26 AM   #151
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I don't eat Chinese food anymore. But if I did, I would avoid any dish that has water chestnuts. I hate the texture.
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Old 12-17-2011, 09:42 AM   #152
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Exactly, it's the texture that gets me too!
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Old 12-17-2011, 10:02 AM   #153
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Actually, they are decopods.

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But, my DH won't usually eat any arthropods.

"An arthropod is an invertebrate animal having an exoskeleton (external skeleton), a segmented body, and jointed appendages. Arthropods are members of the phylum Arthropoda (from Greek ἄρθρον árthron, "joint", and ποδός podós "foot", which together mean "jointed feet"), and include the insects, arachnids, crustaceans, and others." from Arthropod - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Decapod is a subset of arthropod.
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Old 12-17-2011, 10:14 AM   #154
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Decapod. Is that the newest offering from Apple?
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Old 12-17-2011, 10:26 AM   #155
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Decapod. Is that the newest offering from Apple?
Yep, and it's only got ten keys!
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Old 12-17-2011, 11:15 AM   #156
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Yep, and it's only got ten keys!
Deca is Latin for 'ten.' There will be test later class. So pay attention. Lobsters belong to the family of cockroaches. Happy eating!
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Deca is Latin for 'ten.' There will be test later class. So pay attention. Lobsters belong to the family of cockroaches. Happy eating!
Potatoes belong to the family of Belladonna, one of the most popular of poisons used to kill people throughout the ages.

If we all limited ourselves to foods that are not related to anything nasty or harmful, we'd starve to death.

Pass the Lobster please, and slide some spuds up next to it!
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Old 12-17-2011, 11:30 AM   #158
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Both potatoes and tomatoes belong to the nightshade family (same as belladonna - deadly nightshade). So we're surrounded. Might as well throw in the towel and stop eating.
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Old 12-17-2011, 11:40 AM   #159
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Both potatoes and tomatoes belong to the nightshade family (same as belladonna - deadly nightshade). So we're surrounded. Might as well throw in the towel and stop eating.
But, BUT, I LOVE TO EAT! And I'm no quitter!

pass the mudbugs and the deep fried grasshoppers!

I mean, people eat OYSTERS! RAW! Without even caring that their entire digestive tract is intact! Oyster Poop and all!
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Old 12-17-2011, 02:47 PM   #160
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Deca is Latin for 'ten.' There will be test later class. So pay attention. Lobsters belong to the family of cockroaches. Happy eating!
Lobsters and cockroaches belong to the arthropod phylum, which means that they both have an exoskeleton. And that's where the relationship ends. About 80% of the lifeforms on earth are arthropods. Butterflies belong to the same phylum and they are nothing like lobsters.

Human beings belong to the chordate family. So do fish, cows, pigs, and chickens. By your logic, does that mean that we should stop eating them?
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