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2013-02-01 -Short Attention Span Theater-
Briton Finds 'Rare Whale Vomit' Worth 50,000 Euros
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Posted by Fred 2013-02-01 00:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [500 views ]  Top

#1 First, a righteous "EEEEEEWWWWWW", followed soon by a righteous, PETER GRIFFIN-ESQUE "YOU BASTARD"!

As per any good Weekend King-fu Movie, I DEMAND REVENGE!
Posted by JosephMendiola 2013-02-01 00:21||   2013-02-01 00:21|| Front Page Top

#2 You gotta be BS'ing me ... this can't be real.
Posted by Raider 2013-02-01 00:48||   2013-02-01 00:48|| Front Page Top

#3 This "whale vomit" is amber gris ie the most coveted asset the Moby Dick men were looking for.
Posted by JFM 2013-02-01 03:15||   2013-02-01 03:15|| Front Page Top

#4 right...just hang out at a Hometown Buffet on a Friday Night...
Posted by Frank G 2013-02-01 07:38||   2013-02-01 07:38|| Front Page Top

#5 OK got it - ambergris. That rings a bell. I didn't read the whole article. I hate this new form of pseudo-journalism ... where reporters take well-known info and disguise it to make it sound like a discovery. It's annoying.
Posted by Raider 2013-02-01 09:42||   2013-02-01 09:42|| Front Page Top

#6 Opportunity knocking for those with the rosie o'donnel seasons.
Posted by swksvolFF 2013-02-01 11:57||   2013-02-01 11:57|| Front Page Top

#7 Picture = 1000 words - could BURP be one of them ?

Ambergris (pron.: /ˈæmbərɡriːs/ or pron.: /ˈæmbərɡrɪs/, Latin: Ambra grisea, Ambre gris, ambergrease or grey amber) is a solid, waxy, flammable substance of a dull grey or blackish color produced in the digestive system of sperm whales.

Freshly produced ambergris has a marine, fecal odor. However, as it ages, it acquires a sweet, earthy scent commonly likened to the fragrance of rubbing alcohol without the vaporous chemical astringency. The principal historical use of ambergris was as a fixative in perfumery, though it has now been largely displaced by synthetics.

I would like to have provided you with an Olfactory link to fecal odor, but I think some of you are capable of providing your own
Posted by Jaick Ulaigum3043 2013-02-01 15:27||   2013-02-01 15:27|| Front Page Top

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