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User currently offlineDougloid From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (8 years 11 months 2 weeks 5 days 3 hours ago) and read 888 times:

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This was in the news today. Apparently those wonderful folks in Taiwan have succeeded in breeding a transgenic, fluorescent green pig.

And you thought the US was the home of evil transgenic agriculture. heh heh

http://www.alertnet.org/thenews/newsdesk/PEK128579.htm

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User currently offlineSabena332 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (8 years 11 months 2 weeks 5 days 3 hours ago) and read 887 times:

Here is a picture of the pigs. I saw it earlier on the website of the German tabloid "Bild":



Patrick


User currently offlineMyt332 From United Kingdom, joined Sep 2003, 9112 posts, RR: 70
Reply 2, posted (8 years 11 months 2 weeks 5 days 3 hours ago) and read 879 times:

What's the point?


One Life, Live it.
User currently offlineSunshine79 From UK - England, joined Jan 2006, 1760 posts, RR: 30
Reply 3, posted (8 years 11 months 2 weeks 5 days 3 hours ago) and read 876 times:

I wouldn't like green coloured bacon butties  vomit 


Formerly alcregular, Why drive when you can fly?
User currently offlineTmatt95 From United Kingdom, joined Sep 2005, 489 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (8 years 11 months 2 weeks 5 days 3 hours ago) and read 876 times:

I agree I would not want to eat green meet either.

[Edited 2006-01-13 15:54:31]

User currently offlineDougloid From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 5, posted (8 years 11 months 2 weeks 5 days 3 hours ago) and read 870 times:

Quoting Myt332 (Reply 2):
What's the point?

Well, you won't need a light in the refrigerator any more when it's time to chuck a slab of bacon on the range or stir up some bangers and mash as you fellows are prone to do at times.


User currently offlineAsstChiefMark From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 6, posted (8 years 11 months 2 weeks 5 days 3 hours ago) and read 862 times:

We'll be able to play football at night. That would be so cool!

Mark


User currently offlineLHMARK From United States of America, joined Jan 2000, 7255 posts, RR: 46
Reply 7, posted (8 years 11 months 2 weeks 5 days 3 hours ago) and read 861 times:

I do not like green ham and eggs.

I do not like them on the shelf
I do not like them there in Guelph
I would not eat them with a fork
I would not eat that glowing pork

[Edited 2006-01-13 16:03:39]


"Sympathy is something that shouldn't be bestowed on the Yankees. Apparently it angers them." - Bob Feller
User currently offlineAlphafloor From Chile, joined Jun 2004, 1277 posts, RR: 39
Reply 8, posted (8 years 11 months 2 weeks 5 days 3 hours ago) and read 861 times:

Quoting Dougloid (Reply 5):
Well, you won't need a light in the refrigerator any more when it's time to chuck a slab of bacon on the range

 Smile Funny that I've heard the same explanation over here on Swiss radio  Wink



Whatever
User currently offlineNoelg From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 9, posted (8 years 11 months 2 weeks 5 days 1 hour ago) and read 841 times:

Sorry mate, thread already going  Wink

Glow-in-the-dark Pigs! (by Noelg Jan 13 2006 in Non Aviation)

Noel


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