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Old 09-04-2008, 08:32 AM   #61
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Here's a great sidebar: in Mongolia they have both cows and yaks. The yaks are superior in all sorts of ways to the cows, but the cow milk and meat is more valuable. So they interbreed the two. I decided that the English term for these new improved animals should be a YOW! Due to the fact that we spent 8-10 hours some days in the van, no one appreciated my brilliance at the time.
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Old 09-04-2008, 08:41 AM   #62
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Here's a great sidebar: in Mongolia they have both cows and yaks. The yaks are superior in all sorts of ways to the cows, but the cow milk and meat is more valuable. So they interbreed the two. I decided that the English term for these new improved animals should be a YOW! Due to the fact that we spent 8-10 hours some days in the van, no one appreciated my brilliance at the time.
I'm dazzled by your brilliance. Or is it baffled by your...
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Yeah I know. I always say that and you always correct it. I think thats what keeps us both sane.

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YOW!
Sure beats CAK.
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YOW!! It's always fun doing the "if you cross a <blank> with a <blank>..." My nephew has a little dog that is cross between a Yorkie and a Dachshund and he calls it a "dorkie".
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Was going to post something about sheep/goat hybrids, which a neighbor claimed to have seen over in the middle east, but checked the always authoratative Wikipedia first. Sheep-goat hybrid - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Those would be Geeps, because, not being pigs, they can't be shoats.
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And so, returning to the thread title: at some point before you die Calmloki, you are going to do WHAT to the Geeps?

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And so, returning to the thread title: at some point before you die Calmloki, you are going to do WHAT to the Geeps?

Don't wanna do anything too the Geeps! but i do like goats. They are kind of like cats in their non plused ability to do amazing balancing acts while acting like nothing is happening.
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What a cool video. Those goats are amazing, I see what you mean. I"m partial to my sheep, Emily and Tess, as they follow us around in the yard like dogs. They also love saltine crackers, but sadly, do not do any tricks for them.
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