Saturday, April 4, 2015

Blogging A to Z : D is for Diarhea (or however you spell it), Dinosaurs and Depauperation.

Today, I am going to talk about a subject that affects us all which is diaherra dorehha dirraheaa, doiaherra  doiorea  diare..

*sigh*

... the shits.

Blimey, I just cannot spell dioherra... that word. I've been trying for well over forty years but I just cannot do it. I have a mental block about how to spell it. I'll just have to abandon the subject in case I offend all those of you with delicate ears.

I know! Wendy Jakob over at Wendy's Waffle challenged me to write a post about the word "depauperate."

So, first thing's first, I need to look up the meaning of "depauperate". How depressing is that? To think I call myself a writer and I don't know what "depauperate" means. Humph.

On the plus side, I do know what "donkey" means. That's got to put me ahead of E L James surely?

Okay, time to Google "depauperate."

So...it's a biological term that means "poor or imperfectly developed" in relation to species or genes.

Oh cripes, so "depauperation" could be bad news. It could even make reproduction and continuation of a species pretty difficult. I wonder if that's what happened to the dinosaurs? Maybe a few of them developed a massive growth gene and crushed all the smaller ones others to death in the act of mating and then the remaining dinosaurs were too big to mount each other?

You know,  I reckon I could get a research grant on that theory and go on an archaeological dig. Somewhere hot. Like Barbados. Or Florida.

Nah. It's a ridiculous idea. No one would believe me. Everyone thinks the dinosaurs were wiped out by a meteor.

Hmm...I wonder if I could get funding into the theory that the dinosaurs were wiped out due to a massive outbreak of diaherra,  dooherra, dairhhha....dysentery. That's a bit more believable.

Yeah, I reckon that's worth a submission. Some of those government bodies will believe any old crap. Apparently some of them still think James Bond is real.  Gez.


Rumour has it that dinosaurs had an aversion to oral sex.

Previous posts: A is for Arses and Aidan Turner
                         B is for Bullshit
                         C is for Chinese Crispy Duck and the Conservative Party.

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1 comment:

  1. Thanks for using the word. I had to look it up too!

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