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    Monkey-Who- Pointed-Foot-at-Other-Monkey-and-Saved-Many entered the colony lore.

    Please help.
    What do "classic" and "Monkey-Who-Pointed-Foot-at-Other-Monkey-and-Saved-Many entered the colony lore" mean?
    (Raising freethinker, pp.41)

    "He spluttered a bit—then a classic grin spread across his face.
    He raised his foot and aimed the sole at her. “Well, there are lots of other little girls, too!”
    She screamed and ran. The ants huzzahed, and Monkey-Who-Pointed-Foot-at-Other-Monkey-and-Saved-Many entered the colony lore."

    Actually I can not understand innuendo used here.

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    Re: Monkey-Who- Pointed-Foot-at-Other-Monkey-and-Saved-Many entered the colony lore.

    Is this a story about ants?

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    Re: Monkey-Who- Pointed-Foot-at-Other-Monkey-and-Saved-Many entered the colony lore.

    Quote Originally Posted by SoothingDave View Post
    Is this a story about ants?
    Yes, its beginning is:
    "One day in June I watched from our front porch as my 5-year-old daughter Delaney received a moral lesson on a subject that has fascinated philosophers for centuries: ant squishing. Her brother Connor—11 years old and pro-life in the deeply literal sense—found Laney busily stomping
    her way into ant mythology on the front sidewalk.
    “Laney!!” he screamed. “Stop it!”
    “What for?” she asked without pausing. “There are lots of others.”
    He spluttered a bit—then a classic grin spread across his face."

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    Re: Monkey-Who- Pointed-Foot-at-Other-Monkey-and-Saved-Many entered the colony lore.

    That makes more sense as an entire story. Context.

    http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/classic?s=t

    "Classic" is best described by definition 7.

    The human children are the "monkeys," from the perspective of the ants.

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