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darter

dor ter

  • n  fish-eating bird of warm inland waters having a long flexible neck and slender sharp-pointed bill
  • n  a person or other animal that moves abruptly and rapidly
    squirrels are darters

  • Defeat for the snail darterIt was the bane of Tennessee politicians and the butt of barroom jokes.
  • The snail darter winsfor nowWork on the $116 million Tellico Dam across the Little Tennessee River was nearly finished in 1973 when an ichthyologist discovered the.
  • Roy White, the otherwise stable outfielder for the New York Yankees, claims that the Blue darter "speeds up on you and then seems to disappear.
News & Articles

  • Rare fish in W.Va. to be protected
    CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- A rare fish in West Virginia called the diamond darter will soon be under federal protection. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service said Thursday that the diamond darters protected status under the Endangered Species Act would become effe...
    July 26, 2013 - The Charleston Gazette
  • Gohmert mocks civil rights measure with animal comparison
    Dismissing a measure to help prevent discrimination, Gohmert referenced "the snail darter, various lizards"        
    July 25, 2013 - Salon.com
  • Louie Gohmert Compares Civil Rights Of Minority Groups To Snail Darters
    Rep. Louise Gohmert (R-Texas) compared the civil liberties of minority groups to snail darters and prairie chickens at a House Judiciary Committee hearing on Wednesday.
    July 25, 2013 - The Huffington Post
Quotes

  • Raymond van Barneveld in BBC Sport
    To hit a nine-darter was wonderful and the crowd really showed their appreciation,Van Barneveld said afterwards.
  • Kevin Painter in Sportinglife.com
    I'm absolutely delighted,Painter said on Sky Sports after the win. "A nine darter would have been nice but just the winning double does for me. It's a great feeling. If you'd asked me that 18 months ago, I would've said that (result) was a...
  • Phil Taylor in SkySports
    I'm delighted with that win as it was really hard work,said Taylor. "Obviously finishing with the nine-darter would have been perfect but Steve never gave up. Even after missing the nine-darter he hit me with a 180 that is probably the...

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