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Examples

  • Willie, already initiated, hoped to puzzle papa as a platypus ornithoryncus, but was driven to allow that it was a nondescript animal, neither fish, flesh, nor good red-herring, useless, and very fond of grubbing in the mud; and if it were not at Botany Bay, it ought to be!

    The Young Step-Mother

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  • It's OK, bilby, if you want to de-list this. Nobody's proposing deleting any word, even misspelled, that has comments on its page.

    November 23, 2007

  • Think the ghost issue is still raging in but I'll de-list this one soon anyway.

    November 22, 2007

  • Indeed I 'ave. Left out 2, more's the shame!

    But I remember a kid called Terry Russell beating me at hangman at primary school with "aunatharinkas". And HE got away with it.

    Anyway, see Ornithorhynchus.

    November 22, 2007

  • I think you left out an "h".

    November 22, 2007

  • Better known as platypus.

    November 22, 2007