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Old 08-01-2009, 01:02 AM
Aspidistra is offline
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Originally Posted by Chronos View Post
Another one I just remembered: It was some time last year before I realized that the band with John, Paul, George, and Ringo was spelled differently from the insect. Beatles, as in "beat". Before that, I think I just used both spellings interchangeably, and never noticed since spell-check recognizes both.

Helena, good catch on Rabbit and Owl-- I never even suspected. Now that you mention it, though, Gopher must be real, too... All of the real animals don't have their own names, just the names of their species.
Gopher? What gopher?