"Love Mussel"

neil neil at TYPOG.CO.UK
Mon Feb 21 10:25:20 UTC 2005

on 17/2/05 8:52 pm, Laurence Horn at laurence.horn at YALE.EDU wrote:

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> Not to be confused with the Love Mussel:  cf.
> http://www.thetoque.net/050111/love_mussel.htm

That would be the Love Mussel possessing the following attribute:

"This muscular manly mollusk is so desirable, it has been known to cause
women to feint."

Perhaps they only feinted fainting.

-Neil Crawford

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