Octopi now scare me a little more than they did before


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#2

Or even octopuses. The correct plural of octopus is either:

  1. Octopuses
  2. Octopoda
  3. Octopodes (rely)

Octopus is Greek, not Latin.


#3

Octopus is Greek

the genus octopus though is scientific latin, borrowed from greek certainly, and I have every intent of continuing to pluralize scientific latin the correct way.


#4

The one blessing is that it is rather difficult to invent fire, and thus fair chunks of chemistry, metallurgy, rocketry, and ballistics, underwater.

Were it not for that, we’d probably already be slaving to fill our shellfish quotas for our tyrannical cephalopod masters.


#5

sea levels… rising…


#6

Oh Shit, says humanity…


#7

Octopuss?

Saw this slightly NSFW tattoo earlier today…


#8

Are you a cat?


#9

nope. Nor am I a tiny submarine.


#10

Oh god, why did I look?


#11

I remember a story about researchers who had critters disappearing from their tanks… An octopus was climbing out of it’s tank during the night and either going to the next room or down some stairs (don’t recall) getting a snack and then returning to it’s tank.


#12

Octopi are the real Seamonkies


#13

Ph’nglui mglw’nafh Cthulhu R’lyeh wgah’nagl fhtagn!


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