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I want my appendix back!

Postby Tavish » Sat Oct 06, 2007 6:13 pm

Well not really, but the organ most nominated for next Natural Selection target may actually have served a purpose at one point in human history.

http://www.cnn.com/2007/HEALTH/10/05/appendix.purpose.ap/index.html
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Re: I want my appendix back!

Postby JTWood » Sat Oct 06, 2007 6:59 pm

The theory led Gary Huffnagle, a University of Michigan internal medicine and microbiology professor, to wonder about the value of another body part that is often yanked: "I'll bet eventually we'll find the same sort of thing with the tonsils."

I thought he was going to say wisdom teeth.
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Re: I want my appendix back!

Postby Mookie4ever » Sat Oct 06, 2007 7:09 pm

You start pretty crappy threads.
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Re: I want my appendix back!

Postby Tavish » Sat Oct 06, 2007 7:21 pm

Mookie4ever wrote:You start pretty crappy threads.


Would it be better if I give you a lame character role to play?
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Re: I want my appendix back!

Postby Mookie4ever » Sat Oct 06, 2007 7:37 pm

Tavish wrote:
Mookie4ever wrote:You start pretty crappy threads.


Would it be better if I give you a lame character role to play?


:,-(

I'll go back to the hockey cafe now.
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Re: I want my appendix back!

Postby JTWood » Sat Oct 06, 2007 7:45 pm

Tavish wrote:
Mookie4ever wrote:You start pretty crappy threads.


Would it be better if I give you a lame character role to play?

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Re: I want my appendix back!

Postby Tavish » Sat Oct 06, 2007 7:46 pm

Mookie4ever wrote:
Tavish wrote:
Mookie4ever wrote:You start pretty crappy threads.


Would it be better if I give you a lame character role to play?


:,-(

I'll go back to the hockey cafe now.


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Re: I want my appendix back!

Postby Snakes Gould » Sat Oct 06, 2007 11:26 pm

i thought it was already pretty common knowledge that the appendix once handled the huge amounts of salts that were used to preserve meats. :-?
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Re: I want my appendix back!

Postby TheA'sFatLeadoffMan » Mon Oct 08, 2007 4:57 am

Item: Working Appendix
Condition: Mint
Starting Bid: $5,000

Get it while you can, once this news goes big time I can't promise such a generous price :-B
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