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ablepsia

Postby Stargzer » Wed Jul 13, 2005 10:32 am

While we're on the subject of highfaluttin' poetry:

ablepsia
a·blep·si·a (Image-blĕp'sē-(Image) or a·blep·sy (Image-blĕp'sē)
n.

Lack of sight; blindness.


Source: The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.


A Trio of Ableptic Rodents

A trio of rodents of the species Mus muscula suffering from acute ablepsia,
A trio of rodents of the species Mus muscula suffering from acute ablepsia,
Observe the peculiar manner in which they ambulate!
Observe the peculiar manner in which they ambulate!
The entire group, with one accord, pursued the agricultural engineer's spouse;
She, in turn, retaliated both quickly and effectively by amputating their posterior appendages with a large blade typically used in cleaving the muscle tissue of animals which have been prepared for ingestion by cooking.
In all your existence, have you observed such erratic behaviour as that just described, as
A trio of rodents of the species Mus muscula suffering from acute ablepsia?


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Regards//Larry

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Postby KatyBr » Wed Jul 13, 2005 1:48 pm

Actually the three blind mice thing was cute.

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Postby Brazilian dude » Thu Jul 14, 2005 2:38 pm

Portuguese/Catalan/Italian: ablepsia
Spanish: ablepsía (at least I think, I didn't find it in the RAE dictionary), it could be ablepsia, though. Spanish sometimes has a weird way of accenting words. Need some help here!
French: ablépsie
Romanian: ablepsie

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