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Daily Mail - they think a whale is a 'giant fish'

Discussion in 'SMB' started by lurker, Apr 21, 2017.

  1. lurker

    lurker Winger

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  2. Discopants91

    Discopants91 Striker

    Call me cynical but that looks deliberate.
  3. Keawyeds

    Keawyeds Striker

    DM DR FO.
  4. lurker

    lurker Winger

  5. Fetch Fletch

    Fetch Fletch Striker

    Bloke at work insists there's no such thing as a fish.
  6. Boris Bear

    Boris Bear Striker

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  7. WHD

    WHD Striker

    Thick as big fish spunk.
  8. Discopants91

    Discopants91 Striker

    Needs putting in his plaice.
  9. Fetch Fletch

    Fetch Fletch Striker

    He's got a Cod Complex marra
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  10. Hoon

    Hoon Midfield

    Wait til they find out it migrated from a foreign sea.
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  11. MrOompapa

    MrOompapa Striker

    For sure, that might be a huge fish, but it's not half as big as the Whoppers the Daily Mail tell.
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  12. Fred Secrets

    Fred Secrets Striker

    What do you call a fish that's missing an eye?

  13. As usual, the Daily Mail printing a load of pollocks.
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  14. pavarotti1980

    pavarotti1980 Midfield

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  15. Could have waited until they had docked.
  16. Pants

    Pants Winger

    Are you suggesting that they've done it on porpoise?
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  17. Charmless Man

    Charmless Man Striker

    It's not a proper taxonomic grouper.
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  18. girojim

    girojim Striker

    He's quite right

    Unlike mammals and birds, not all the creatures we call fish today descend from the same common ancestor. Or put another way, if we go back to most recent common ancestor of everything we now call fish (including the incredibly primitive lungfish and hagfish), we find that they also were the ancestor of all four-legged land vertebrates, which obviously aren’t fish at all. So, it’s a term to use with caution. After all, in the 16th century, seals, whales, crocodiles and hippos were called fish and cuttlefish, starfish, crayfish, jellyfish and shellfish still are.
  19. They are just trawling with their click-bait.
  20. Fetch Fletch

    Fetch Fletch Striker

    You go into the chippy and ask for Sea Creature and chips then!

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