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  • n. Plural form of snail.


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  • ** Schisto = schistosomiasis: fun disease borne in stagnant water, where a parasite breeds in snails, is just itching to jump into your waiting open wounds, and then involves some type of exploding of the brain.

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  • Jealousy among snails is a strange thing to witness

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  • The snails use the cool temperature as a cue to produce more offspring equipped with penises—snails, in other words, that can mate with other snails.

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  • But they still collect and secrete their adapted particles from the same mass of blood as in snails and dew-worms, but do not seem to be so placed as to produce an embryon by the mixture of their secreted fluids, but to require the mutual assistance of two hermaphrodites for that purpose.

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  • There's something amusing about the idea of snails on caffeine.

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  • There's something delightful about the idea of snails that "reproduce rapidly."

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  • The spud of doom is propelled by classic French escargot snails to us Americans.

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  • "The snails were the same freshwater species I found buried with Helms."

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  • In this case, an effective growing surface for the algae as well as a protective cage for the snails are the primary requirements for culture.

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  • Back packers are referred to as snails, or pregnant if you carry two packs. TravelStream™ — Recent Entries at


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