Tuesday, December 20, 2005

Dawn of the Dead

I saw a Discovery Channel show mentioning that, while we have found lots of dead giant squids, no one has ever seen one alive.

It prompted a Popper-style "bold conjecture" on my part: There never have been live giant squids! The ocean just emits giant squid corpses from time to time.


  1. Anonymous6:34 PM

    From September 2005:

    Holy Squid! Photos Offer First Glimpse of Live Deep-Sea Giant

    First Giant Squid Captured in Wild (on Film, That Is)

  2. Yes, I know. For the joke to work, you have to put yourself back to a year ago or whenever, before they had seen them.

  3. Baby squid are so adorable and many are as pretty as flowers.


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