In a message dated 12/2/1999 1:48:29 AM EST, firstname.lastname@example.org writes:
>squid (skwÓd) noun
>Any of various marine cephalopod mollusks of the genus Loligo and related
genera, having a >usually elongated body, ten arms surrounding the mouth, a vestigial internal shell, and a pair of >triangular or rounded fins.
have ten tentacles, which should make them decapodes, (though I'm still wondering what that "e" is doing in there.)
Now, all-you-can-eat shrimp, and ten arms surrounding my mouth, THAT'S uplifting.
Best, Jeff Davis >>
Yep, I was waiting for someone to pick that up. If you want to include squids, then we are really seeking to uplift the Cephalopods. And let's not forget the cuttlefish and nautilus!<G>