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Re: Kraken vs. Ichthyosaurs



It's churnalism based on an unpublished proposal by the McMenamins

http://www.wired.com/wiredscience/2011/10/the-giant-prehistoric-squid-that-ate-common-sense/

On 11/10/2011, at 5:02 PM, Tim Williams wrote:

> Ian Paulsen <birdbooker@zipcon.net> wrote:
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>>  This story has been making the news rounds today:
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>> http://www.wired.com/wiredscience/2011/10/the-giant-prehistoric-squid-that-ate-common-sense/#more-80848
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>> Is it for real or is it a joke?
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> No, it's real.  The deplorable standards of journalism, that is.
> That's certainly real.  The ichthyosaur-eating kraken is so much
> bullsh*t.
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> Cheers
> 
> Tim

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