08 February 2006

My Obsession With Gross Animals, Volume Something

I found out about this over at Elephant Larry (funny group, pretty good blog), and had to share, as it is right up my alley.

The Geoduck (pronounced GWEE-duck), is also known as the giant clam or the elephant trunk clam. They live for over a century. It's Evergreen College's mascot. They have an upsetting fight song.

According to Wikipedia:

Its large, meaty siphon is prized for its tasty (umami) flavour and crunchy texture. Extremely popular in Hong Kong, China and Japan, where it is considered a rare taste treat, Geoduck is mostly eaten cooked in a fondue-style Chinese hot pot or raw sashimi style, dipped in soy sauce and wasabi.


*gag*

The giant clams are going to eat the children! Help!

image from www.cses.washington.edu

3 comments:

Joshua said...

First of all: gross. That's not even cool gross really, just regular, nasty gross.
Second of all: this is why Evergreen is one weird as hell school. Because that's their fight song. Though the fact is what written in 1971 makes it a little bit funnier to me.

claire said...

dude. that is a clam with a giant penis. gross. where the hell is evergreen college anyway?

Joshua said...

a hippie college. they had Mumia speak at their graduation via a recording.