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Dead Mermaid Found After Tsunami

Chetan Parekh
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Dead Mermaid Found After Tsunami.

Is this true???

I got many e-mail of the same.


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S Venkatesh
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well i too got a lot of mails about it. but i heard its a hoax
Jeroen T Wenting
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no more true than the secret machine the US supposedly used to trigger the earthquake that caused the tsunami.


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Rambo Prasad
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My house is near the marina beach and I was in chennai when Tsunami striked...I never heard of any such thing then....


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Reghu Ram Thanumalayan
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This is an urban legend

http://snopes.com/photos/tsunami/mermaid.asp

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Ryan McGuire
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Originally posted by Chetan Parekh:
Dead Mermaid Found After Tsunami.

Is this true???

I got many e-mail of the same.


If there are pictures, then it must be true.
Bear Bibeault
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Everyone should immediately be able to tell that it's not a real mermaid!

It has a freakin' mustache! It's obviously Aquaman!
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MInu
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Even the above link says its not TRUE...



omments: Not true. These snapshots were circulating well before the Indian Ocean tsunami of December 2004 and were previously alleged to have been taken in the Philippines. In any case, mermaids are creatures of myth and legend, not reality, and while there does exist an ancient tradition of fabricating bogus "mermaid carcasses" out of fish skins and animal bones for exhibition, there are no documented examples of the real thing. Read more about fake mermaids...


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Jeroen T Wenting
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Originally posted by Bear Bibeault:
Everyone should immediately be able to tell that it's not a real mermaid!

It has a freakin' mustache! It's obviously Aquaman!


female manatees have mustaches...
Raghav Sam
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I would have beleived if it was a beautiful female mermaid, not this ugly one..
Bear Bibeault
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Originally posted by Jeroen T Wenting:


female manatees have mustaches...


AquaMan is a female manatee? Do the rest of the SuperFriends know?

Greg Charles
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Originally posted by Bear Bibeault:


AquaMan is a female manatee? Do the rest of the SuperFriends know?



Yes, and they were very supportive, as they were when Batman and Robin finally came out of the closet and made their (poorly kept) secret relationship public.
Dave Lenton
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Seems a bit fishy to me.


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