Thinking about rocks

We were driving along the coast road, and Fainjin was admiring some particularly fine rocks.  When he’s thinking out loud, there are often pauses…

“Hey Mum!  If rocks had roots

 

like plants

 

then a round rock

 

would look like a squid!

(It would look like a squid, not an octopus, because it would have too many legs).”

Discussion ensued as there was some disagreement over whether squid are round.  Eventually consensus was reached that the statement would be better applied to pointy rocks.

If rocks did have roots, like plants, that is.

© UpsideBackwards 2013.

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2 Responses to “Thinking about rocks”

  1. Graham Says:

    What do you call a squid with no legs? A rock.

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