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What I learned today

August 23rd, 2007 August 26, 2007

Filed under: nature,vocabulary — glaucusapfelstrudel @ 5:56 pm

What I learned today…

Trichobezoar (noun)

Trichobezoar is a bezoar formed from hair – an extreme form of hairball. Humans who frequently consume hair sometimes require these to be removed. This has also been called Rapunzel syndrome.

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August 15th, 2007

Filed under: nature — glaucusapfelstrudel @ 4:32 pm

I learned today that…

Grass can grow in your bathroom.

While cleaning the bathroomI noticed something small and green sprouting from behind the loo. Low and behold it was a blade of grass that had poked thru a minuscule gap between the saltillo tile and the wall. Nature’s so crafty!