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Re: Martini (was RE: Integumentary blues)

In a message dated 2/2/99 11:54:23 PM Eastern Standard Time, bh162@scn.org

<< > Integumentary filaments?  Whoa!  Good gravy, that's "simple and
 > pithy?"  What I mean is something that won't make a puppy cock its
 > head in that funny way when you say it.
 I call it "martini". >>

Alternatively, may I nominate the word 'nubble'.  That way, in the absence of
access to the original fossil, you can experiment on those little clumps of
material on your old sweater.  How many times do you get a chance to add
personal coverings preserved well beyond their time to scientific