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mo luhsk

  • n  invertebrate having a soft unsegmented body usually enclosed in a shell

  • A banana slug is a slimy yellow mollusk that slides across the ground, leaving an oily residue wherever it goes.
  • But trust me on this: In Japan, you're cruising for a bruising when you compare someone to an eight-legged cephalopod mollusk.
  • She has emerged from a giant mollusk in a Polynesian bikini; walked on in a cunning knee-length frankfurter costume, mustard streaked down her front; raced across the proscenium in .
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  • How do oysters spell climate change relief? A-N-T-A-C-I-D
    Oyster hatcheries are dropping the equivalent of Tums and other antacids into water to make it easier for naked mollusk larvae to build their shells. The remedy is working, for now, to keep hatcheries in business and oyster bars well stocked with the slimy delicacies, a hatchery scientist said.Heartburn for the shellfish industry comes from ocean waters turning ever more corrosive as they absorb ...
    June 14, 2013 - NBC NEWS
  • Mollusk-Eating Chinese Fuel Junk-Loan Trawl at Clearwater
    Clearwater Seafoods Inc. (CLR) plans to join Canadian peers borrowing more in the U.S. leveraged-loan market to finance a 200-foot vessel to harvest clams for China ’s mollusk-loving middle class.
    June 13, 2013 - Bloomberg

  • Dean Ween in Edmonton Sun
    The Mollusk is my favourite Ween record - we managed to get something we never counted on,Dean Ween says, waking from a hotel nap - all "brain-lagged" as he puts it.

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