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fruitbats (wasRe: Butterflies)

From:Jonathan Chang <zhang23@...>
Date:Friday, November 4, 2005, 3:58
:: de-cloak/de-lurk ::

    Hiya Peeps,
        another similar word to _butterfly_ to translate is _fruitbat_.
(BTW I am really curious how German, French, Italian, Dutch,etc. & various
conlangs would translate the phrase "gooey fruitbat")


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