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Thursday, April 19, 2007

WHAT'S THAT YOU SAY?


Now, I've heard it all.

An assistant biology professor at Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green suspects fish are going deaf. Do ya think this guy might have too much time on his hands?

No matter. He got a $10,000 grant to study their auditory systems to discover if Navy sonar and oceanic shipping's underwater noise pollution could be the cause.

He plans to expose goldfish, trout and other fish to various sound combinations to find out. I wonder if PETA would considered that fish abuse.

Gives new meaning to the question, "If a tree falls in the woods and no one's around, does it make any sound?"

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6 Comments:

Anonymous proofreader said...

or the expression: "it's as easy as shooting fish in a barrel" - now it's even easier if they are deaf fish..do you think Charlie the Tuna now uses fish sign language in his commercials or Nemo in his next flick wearing a hearing aid? I am sure the PETA nuts are at Sea World now making sure Shamu's relatives are wearing earplugs...

Thu Apr 19, 11:35:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

who cares...........

Thu Apr 19, 01:16:00 PM  
Anonymous proofreader said...

hey, anonymous..get that enormous chip off your shoulder and go bother Michael Riley's blog like you usually do...

Thu Apr 19, 06:32:00 PM  
Anonymous i don't care about fish either but said...

proof, anon can't keep up with you. You're way too smart.

Thu Apr 19, 08:38:00 PM  
Anonymous Kissing Gourami said...

Western Kentucky,eh? Kentucky where men are men and sheep run scared!
Kentucky,where there are men who are their own fathers!
How bizarre a study to undertake.
Just goes to show how vast the Government pork barrel is.
Think I'll come up with a study and apply for free money!

Thu Apr 19, 09:21:00 PM  
Anonymous Jacob Morris said...

The man is crazy goldfish don't live in salt water-I say leave the goldfish alone-work on sharks!!

Fri Apr 20, 10:07:00 AM  

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