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NZ fishermen land colossal squid

NZ fishermen land colossal squid.
“One expert said calamari rings made from it would be like tractor tyres.”



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5 comments or trackbacks

  1. #1 posted by thewalker


    on behalf of all new zealanders i would like to apologise to all tentacled denizens of the deep.

    we come in peace.

  2. #2 posted by John


    Ah but what if the denizens don’t? I’ve seen Pirates of the Caribbean 2, you know…

  3. #3 posted by thewalker


    I’ve seen Pirates of the Caribbean 2, you know?

    then the denizens have already won,

    i well come our new rulers, don’t forget the tartare sauce.

  4. #4 posted by Nathalie


    I’d never thought that the Old Ones might be coming as an order of starters, complete with a wedge of lemon and tartar sauce on the side…
    Then again one of my cats greeted me this morning with a clear “R’lyeh ?”, so I’m ready for anything.

  5. #5 posted by John


    The biggest plate of starters the world has ever known, rising from the necrotic deeps of the Pacific Ocean, a ceramic continent of squalid loathsomeness.






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