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    barnicle slice

    i'm quite sure the spelling is awfully wrong and i'm also quite sure this is a part of the body (that you can possibly break).

    can anyone help me understand what this slice of barnicle is? :/

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    Re: barnicle slice

    I am quite sure the word is barnacle. I am not sure what a slice of it would be. However, a barnacle is a crustacean that attaches itself to the undersides of ships.

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    Re: barnicle slice

    Quote Originally Posted by possopo View Post
    i'm quite sure the spelling is awfully wrong and i'm also quite sure this is a part of the body (that you can possibly break).
    can anyone help me understand what this slice of barnicle is? :/

    Hi !

    RonBee is right, but there is also another interpretation for barnacle which can explain this misunderstanding.
    Here is what my English dictionary says :

    "Barnacle - European goose smaller than the brant; breeds in the far north." [Barnacle goose]
    Brant - any of several small, dark , wild geese of the genus Branta that breed in Arctic regions, having a black neck and head.

    Therefore, "a slice of barnacle " is ,in fact, a slice of wild goose meat ".



    I hope it helps.

    Regards,

    Teia

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    Re: barnicle slice

    Now that's a tasty answer.


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