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Old 06-11-2015, 11:35 PM   #25
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The egg stands on a base of Jade..

Pacific walruses on Cape Pierce in Alaska..

Lennon received a letter from a pupil at Quarry Bank High School, which he had attended.. The writer mentioned that the English master was making his class analyse Beatles' lyrics.. (Lennon wrote an answer, dated 1 September 1967, which was auctioned by Christie's of London in 1992.) The lyrics came from 3 song ideas that Lennon had been working on, the first of which was inspired by hearing a police siren at his home in Angie Weybridge .. the 3rd was a nonsense lyric about sitting on a corn flake..All mixed together with a dead dog's eye..Eric Burdon, lead singer of the Animals, claims to be the 'Eggman' mentioned in the song's lyric...

The Beatles - I Am The Walrus..

The walrus refers to Lewis Carroll's poem "The Walrus and the Carpenter" (from the book Through the Looking-Glass).. Lennon expressed dismay upon belatedly realising that the walrus was a villain in the poem..The poem is recited in chapter 4, by Tweedledum and Tweedledee to Alice.. The poem is composed of 18 stanzas and contains 108 lines, in an alternation of iambic trimeters and iambic tetrameters.. Iambic trimeter is a meter of poetry consisting of 3 iambic units per line..The word "tetrameter" simply means that there are 4 feet in the line; iambic tetrameter is a line comprising 4 iambs..Walruses are relatively long-lived, social animals, and they are considered to be a "keystone species" in the Arctic marine regions...

The archaic English word for walrus—morse—is widely thought to have come from the Slavic languages, which in turn borrowed it from Finno-Ugric languages..The coincidental similarity between morse and the Latin word morsus ("a bite") supposedly contributed to the walrus's reputation as a "terrible monster"..The compound Odobenus comes from odous (Greek for 'tooth') and baino (Greek for 'walk'), based on observations of walruses using their tusks to pull themselves out of the water.. The term divergens in Latin means 'turning apart', referring to their tusks..The walrus is a mammal in the order Carnivora..The populations of Atlantic and Laptev walruses remain fragmented and at low levels compared with the time before human interference...'s been a long time, General..18 hours ago, we lost a chopper..Carrying a cabinet minister and his aide in this charming little country.. We’ve got a transponder fixed on their position...

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