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    phrase "assemble bones"

    A dialogue from sitcom 《Friends》"Well I'm sorry, I think about stuff. Ya know, I mean, you're at work, you're assembling bones, your mind wanders." what does the phrase "assemble bones" mean here?


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    Re: phrase "assemble bones"

    Quote Originally Posted by masterding View Post
    A dialogue from sitcom 《Friends》"Well I'm sorry, I think about stuff. Ya know, I mean, you're at work, you're assembling bones, your mind wanders." what does the phrase "assemble bones" mean here?
    I think that must be the character, Ross, who is a paleontologist if I'm not mistaken.

    [from Wiki]

    David Schwimmer portrays Ross Geller, a paleontologist working at a museum of Prehistoric History, and later a professor of paleontology at New York University.

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