Get it? Get it?

How many ways can you say the same thing? The writer for the Yahoo! News’ “The Sideshow” may be trying to answer that question when he tells us that penguins have wings and wing-like flippers and they are swimmers and aquatic and they are flightless and they don’t take to the skies:

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And he’s so fond of Mr. Speakman’s words that he repeats them for your benefit:

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Perhaps if the writer had read what he wrote, he’d notice the repetition. Perhaps if the writer had read what he wrote, he’d notice the repetition.

 

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3 Responses to “Get it? Get it?”

  1. lectorconstans Says:

    I never would have known that penguins couldn’t fly. Or that science writing could be so breathtakingly poetic. It’s remarkable what a [probably] government-funded study can uncover.

    Unfortunately, they’re wrong. Penguins do fly (just not very often). Here’s a clip from the venerable BBC, documenting penguin flight:


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