JeffM <jef...@email.com> wrote:
> >John Doue wrote:
> >>[about the throbber]
> >>As Robert said, it is actually the SM bird on default themes.
> »Q« wrote:
> >That thing's an abstraction of a Sea-Monkey, not a bird.
> >Actual Sea-Monkeys look like this:
> ...and, as is indicated on that page,
> *sea monkey* is another name for Brine Shrimp.
> I think the sea monkey term was made up by marketers
> who put ads in the back of comic books
> so they could swindle 8 year olds out of their allowances.
Yes, the marketing name is "Sea-Monkeys". They got me at about that
age, and KaiRo more recently. ;)
Old ad: <http://therawfeed.com/pix/seamonkeys-lg.jpg>
Current site: <http://www.sea-monkeys.com/>
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