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A good language prank is that the root parts of 'helicopter' are helico + pter

@prehensile This is one that I know but forget so every time I hear it again I get the joy of remembering how stupid that word actually is

@pp yes! helicopter is "spiral wing" and pterodactyl is "wing finger"

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@prehensile @mym mascotia.fandom.com/wiki/HELIC

> Write the first paragraph of your page here.HELICOPTERYX IS DA NYU MEMBUR OF DA DINOMASTURZ END HE IS DA HELICOPTUR END TRENSPORTS DA DINOMASTURZ TO DEIR WARR MISSIUNS SO HE DEY KAN DESTROY DA DARK DINO EMPERORS END DA DINOMASTURZ ALWEYS WIN FUNFACT HE BE DA ONLY DINOMASTUR DAT DONT HAV NO GUNS BUT HE STILL AWSUMSAUCE

@carcinopithecus @mym it always comes back to abandoned fan wikis for spore OCs

@prehensile Yes, I learned this from an episode of Well There’s Your Problem, and I had also not expected this particular origin.

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