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Quahog burrows deep in mud …
By bubbles it’s betrayed … 

“We’re gonna have a clam-bake!
Bring your waders and a spade!”

A quahog is a large and very tasty type of clam, native to the New England coastline.
The name will be familiar to all fans of "Family Guy" ...

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  1. Date: 8/13/2009 6:02:00 AM
    educational, I have seen clam bakes on the TV but have not participated in one, sounds fun!!

  1. Date: 8/12/2009 2:57:00 PM
    Not familiar with this one will have to look it up. Nicely written. Keep writing. Sara