Derby #288: Mad Science!
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It's time

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tomspc


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Re: It's time


huh?

r3mix3r


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Re: It's time


I think this would have been better with the can saying Either
1 ) Thumbs
2 ) Somewhere on the can add the words "Contents 2" or "Thumb X2"

as 1 thumb is still useless you need 2 of them to have Opposable thumbs !

Mavyn


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r3mix3r wrote:I think this would have been better with the can saying Either
1 ) Thumbs
2 ) Somewhere on the can add the words "Contents 2" or "Thumb X2"

as 1 thumb is still useless you need 2 of them to have Opposable thumbs !


Ummm...no. Opposable thumbs are called such because they can move in opposition to the fingers. In other words, you can make a pincer of your fingers and thumbs. Cats/dogs/monkeys can't.

My speech is not parsing. I am speaking in ellipsis.

r3mix3r


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Mavyn wrote:Ummm...no. Opposable thumbs are called such because they can move in opposition to the fingers. In other words, you can make a pincer of your fingers and thumbs. Cats/dogs/monkeys can't.


O.k. point taken on my misinterpretation there .. however still more than 1 working hand would be much better

j5


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Mavyn wrote:Ummm...no. Opposable thumbs are called such because they can move in opposition to the fingers. In other words, you can make a pincer of your fingers and thumbs. Cats/dogs/monkeys can't.

Technically, the OP is correct. Otherwise you'd have opposable thumb.

I have a shirt catalog, y'all!

Mavyn


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j5 wrote:Technically, the OP is correct. Otherwise you'd have opposable thumb.


They're saying the can label needs to be plural in order to be opposable. One thumb stands opposable to the fingers. Not to another thumb.

My speech is not parsing. I am speaking in ellipsis.

j5


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Mavyn wrote:They're saying the can label needs to be plural in order to be opposable. One thumb stands opposable to the fingers. Not to another thumb.

Don't harsh my pedantic, ma'am!

I have a shirt catalog, y'all!

Mavyn


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j5 wrote:Don't harsh my pedantic, ma'am!


Better than harshing your pantry.

My speech is not parsing. I am speaking in ellipsis.

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