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A snail has thousands of teeth No wonder it is such a thief It gobbles my plants You should hear my rants Slug pellets will give some relief! I discovered from a quiz question that some species of snail can have over 25,000 teeth! 02~05~17

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Date: 5/14/2017 3:26:00 PM
Hi Jan, well i didn't know about the teeth, little blighters. We get them a lot up here in Scotland also. My sister, next door, gets them more than us. One thing, i would never eat them, i know they are a delicacy in some countries. As always, you shine your light on another subject and out comes a skillful, fun limerick. I just had to drop by another one Jan. I always find my giggles. Another fave limerick and a fun seven heading your way. Hugs....Mike. XX
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Date: 5/12/2017 4:13:00 PM
LOL, I only have brambles & weeds now - the snails aren't even interested
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Date: 5/7/2017 10:25:00 PM
I'm sure some women wish there were pellets for some of the slugs they've come across. :) Love the info. Who knew they had teeth at all. I guess I just figured they were just kind of little slurpers. :)
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Date: 5/6/2017 12:36:00 AM
Oh I love, Love, Love it Jan but I don't love the snails as they do gobble my plants and that I don't like, golly Jan you are so good at these, where would this site be without you. Hope you are well my friend. Take care.......Vera
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Date: 5/3/2017 10:20:00 AM
Nice one! Didn't know about the teeth either.
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Date: 5/3/2017 12:14:00 PM
Nor me Kim and I was challenged to write a poem about it:-) hugs Jan xx
Date: 5/3/2017 9:02:00 AM
There once was a pretty young rose//who had a very big nose//she got chewed to death//by a snail with bad breath//Nothing was left but her toes. (BRAACK!!! Sorry Jan, I just couldn't resist) 25K? That'd take a lotta toothpaste. Huggerduddles ~ j
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Date: 5/3/2017 12:14:00 PM
ha ha ha and lots of money from the tooth fairy!:-) hugs Jan xx
Date: 5/3/2017 5:02:00 AM
Those are very toothy pests!..Nice limerick Jan
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Date: 5/3/2017 12:15:00 PM
they sure are Jospeh!:-) hugs Jan xx
Date: 5/3/2017 2:42:00 AM
they must have a big smile
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Date: 5/3/2017 2:54:00 AM
ha ha ha great comment:-) hugs Jan xx
Date: 5/2/2017 8:18:00 PM
Haha, how can you fit so many teeth in such a small creature? Now I must follow a snail trail and find out!
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Date: 5/3/2017 2:55:00 AM
yes do check out those teeth lol - just imagine if they ever need dentures lol:-) hugs Jan xx
Date: 5/2/2017 6:13:00 PM
kewl poet
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Date: 5/2/2017 6:16:00 PM
Thanks Eye Truth Teller:-) hugs Jan xx
Date: 5/2/2017 5:15:00 PM
Wow, dentists get rich off of us, imagine the money they must make on snails!!!!
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Date: 5/2/2017 5:30:00 PM
and can you imagine how much the poor tooth fairy pays out!:-) hugs Jan xx
Date: 5/2/2017 4:02:00 PM
Yummmm! Escargot. Good one Jan...
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Date: 5/2/2017 4:03:00 PM
Yeuk I can't think of ever eating one of these slimy beasts Charlie lol:-) hugs jan xx
Date: 5/2/2017 12:22:00 PM
Snails do leave a trail of destruction, Jan, but Maltese people (like the French) get their back on them...they cook and eat them!! They taste really good, but they're a cause of bad cholesterol. Hugs // paul
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Date: 5/2/2017 12:43:00 PM
Yeuk I couldn't imagine eating them at all Paul:-( hugs Jan xx
Date: 5/2/2017 12:04:00 PM
A good one, Jan! Slugs disgust me. Janice
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Date: 5/2/2017 12:46:00 PM
Both slugs and snail attack the plants - this poem came about from a quiz question I never even thought of them having teeth!:-) hugs Jan xx
Date: 5/2/2017 11:20:00 AM
i had no idea that snails had teeth at all! thanks for the info and for your delightful poem, jan...
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Date: 5/2/2017 12:46:00 PM
Nor me Ilene and when I was challenged to write a poem about this fact I couldn't resist:-) hugs Jan xx
Date: 5/2/2017 11:11:00 AM
Lucky you don't have squirrels...they are relentless...spray a diluted mixture of cayenne pepper on the plants. It should do the trick
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Date: 5/2/2017 12:48:00 PM
We don't have squirrels or foxes they are considered to be vermin and would upset the eco system here - I have written a poem about a squirrel I must post it one day:-) hugs Jan xx
Date: 5/2/2017 10:54:00 AM
Yes but they chew so slow. :) A funny poem Jan about those slimly little creatures.
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Date: 5/2/2017 12:49:00 PM
ha ha ha not on the IOM they don't lol:-) hugs Jan xx
Date: 5/2/2017 10:19:00 AM
Haha. Can you imagine them at the dentist: "Now tell me which one hurts".
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Date: 5/2/2017 12:49:00 PM
ha ha ha:-) Teething must be a nightmare for mummy and daddy snails lol:-) hugs Jan xx
Date: 5/2/2017 10:15:00 AM
The truth is that snails are eating my plants! I don't wish to kill them but I do not wish to let them destroy my garden either so I pick them up and take them to the country where I release them! What 25,000 teeth? Imagine the dentist bill dear, Jan! Haha! Hugs xxx
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Date: 5/2/2017 12:52:00 PM
They must find their way home to you Demetrios you need to take them further so they don't return to you!:-) hugs Jan xx
Date: 5/2/2017 9:55:00 AM
Wow interesting Jan! :)
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Date: 5/2/2017 12:52:00 PM
Thanks Heidi I was asked to write a poem about it - what a fascinating fact!:-) hugs Jan xx
Date: 5/2/2017 9:38:00 AM
The number of teeth is news to me! But, yeah, they never tire of gobbling nice plants, especially our favourite ones;) nice Limerick, Jan:)
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Date: 5/2/2017 12:56:00 PM
They must serve some purpose in the garden but what I don't know! The thrushes seem to find them and crack the shells on our paving!:-) hugs Jan xx
Date: 5/2/2017 9:32:00 AM
Um.....that's brand new information for me, Jan. Incredible...I guess that makes the gobbling easier. Poor Jan. Hope you find relief soon! ;)
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Date: 5/2/2017 9:34:00 AM
Pure fiction poem Eileen I was doing an on-line quiz and was challenged to write a poem about the snails teeth lol:-) hugs Jan xx