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Re: The Wilmott Bible Study Thread

June 9th, 2021, 4:13 pm

It's the Bible Study Thread: host of cicadas
 
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Re: The Wilmott Bible Study Thread

June 9th, 2021, 4:36 pm

I don’t think a horde of cicadas sounds right. Swarm is better. A plague of cicadas would not be inappropriate.
Locusts still have a mythic and literary aura that the un-Biblical cicadas don’t. Actual locusts are large grasshoppers, and they and cicadas belong to different families.

Of them you may eat: the locust of any kind, the bald locust of any kind, the cricket of any kind, and the grasshopper of any kind.

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Re: The Wilmott Bible Study Thread

June 9th, 2021, 4:44 pm

"It was like Biblical proportions," said Soto of the cicadas he encountered as a child. "They’re really big. I remember thinking, as a little kid, thinking ‘What are these things and is this going to happen every year?’"

I rest my case.
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Re: The Wilmott Bible Study Thread

June 13th, 2021, 12:39 pm

US fisherman says 'humpback whale tried to eat me'

https://www.rte.ie/news/2021/0612/12277 ... -humpback/

Same happened to Jonah. In those days they called it a 'big fish'.
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Re: The Wilmott Bible Study Thread

June 13th, 2021, 12:56 pm

US fisherman says 'humpback whale tried to eat me'

https://www.rte.ie/news/2021/0612/12277 ... -humpback/

Same happened to Jonah. In those days they called it a 'big fish'.
A story for the grandchildren.  Just a few days ago we were talking about Noah and a few weeks ago, you posted this:

(May 26) 

latter-day Jonah?

Man found dead inside dinosaur statue in Spain

https://www.rte.ie/news/newslens/2021/0 ... ath-spain/

foul play not suspected.
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Re: The Wilmott Bible Study Thread

June 13th, 2021, 1:02 pm

It's the Bible Study Thread: host of cicadas
Recipes are appearing in the media: 

"Emergence" Cicada cookies - CBS News

Spicy Popcorn Cicadas - Washington Post

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Not on the menu here, but they do look good.
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Re: The Wilmott Bible Study Thread

June 13th, 2021, 1:37 pm

US fisherman says 'humpback whale tried to eat me'

https://www.rte.ie/news/2021/0612/12277 ... -humpback/

Same happened to Jonah. In those days they called it a 'big fish'.

Yes, evidently not kosher on account of it being a fish without scales. Same thing with jellyfish.
 
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Re: The Wilmott Bible Study Thread

June 13th, 2021, 1:39 pm

It's the Bible Study Thread: host of cicadas
Recipes are appearing in the media: 

"Emergence" Cicada cookies - CBS News

Spicy Popcorn Cicadas - Washington Post

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Not on the menu here, but they do look good.

I’d try the spicy version. Although that’s a lot of Worcestershire sauce.
 
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Re: The Wilmott Bible Study Thread

June 13th, 2021, 1:59 pm

US fisherman says 'humpback whale tried to eat me'

https://www.rte.ie/news/2021/0612/12277 ... -humpback/

Same happened to Jonah. In those days they called it a 'big fish'.
A story for the grandchildren.  Just a few days ago we were talking about Noah and a few weeks ago, you posted this:

(May 26) 

latter-day Jonah?

Man found dead inside dinosaur statue in Spain

https://www.rte.ie/news/newslens/2021/0 ... ath-spain/

foul play not suspected.
There's a pattern forming here.

Well Jonah bore the mark of Cain
His wife had thrown him out again
They'd moved the country all around
Hit the wall in Fort Mac town
When his wife said she couldn't bear
She said "you're moving on, I'm staying here"
She said "oh my hands are tied"
She said "oh my hands are tied"
Jonah cried: Oh Lord, I'm in the belly of the whale
When I try I still fail
It's been a long time of nothing, this old crime of nothing
Thin dime of nothing is killing me
You're not the one who's hands are tied
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Re: The Wilmott Bible Study Thread

June 13th, 2021, 2:34 pm

There's a pattern forming here.
Exactly!  

Heading for the Island now, but if whales are milling about, I'll stay on the sand.

Fun if you have enough cake!.... : D
TTFN for now - Ferry time soon!
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