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Old 10-28-2007, 11:07 AM   #5051
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what an interesting name, miniman, I like it better than our "spittle bug" term for the same thing---hope that you are right :)
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Old 10-28-2007, 11:11 AM   #5052
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What the heck is cuckoo spit?! Maybe I don't want to know

How big a hint do you want expatgirl?
Hmmm, what you are looking at is "something" that contains eggs. The something is dried up, but the eggs are still good. The eggs aren't eaten as food, but are often accidentally ingested by....... no, that would be too big a hint
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Old 10-28-2007, 11:32 AM   #5053
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ok, pacanis, something that I can answer for you if NOT your eggy thingy :), cuckoo spit or spittle bug spit is made by a tree hopper which is a very small insect (Family Homoptera) that sucks sap from plants---to protect themselves they exude a protective frothy, bubbly spit "cocoon" around themselves---if I knew how to post a quick picture for you I would. Yeah, it's as gross to look at as it's described...........

Now for your BIG hint...........:):):)
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Old 10-28-2007, 11:47 AM   #5054
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That was my big hint.
OK, here's another. If you can figure out my user name, that might steer you in the right direction.
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Old 10-28-2007, 11:56 AM   #5055
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pacanis, I have to leave now, but I've really enjoyed your guessing game-----I believe that I'm about 10-12 hours ahead of you and need to get some rest. I'm sure that by the time that I check tomorrow someone will have snared the prize------thanks for the stumper :)
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Old 10-28-2007, 02:16 PM   #5056
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Grasshopper or locust egg pods?

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Old 10-28-2007, 02:33 PM   #5057
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Something having to do with dogs?

Maybe tapeworm egg sacs?

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Old 10-28-2007, 02:56 PM   #5058
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Me too! So far all I know is that pacanis raises chickens (I've always wanted to do that!) and that there was a mayor in Puerto Rico in the 1800s named Pacanis. Mostly I get, "Did you mean pecans?" LOL

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Old 10-28-2007, 02:59 PM   #5059
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hookworm or roundworm egg sacks?
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Old 10-28-2007, 03:02 PM   #5060
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Canine is dog - are they the Toxocara egg sacs.
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