Talk:Tentacle

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When I wrote [http://fiction.wikia.com/wiki/The_Aliens_of_the_Flaming_Red_Sun The Aliens of the Flaming Red Sun] I worked on it to make it into [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hard_science_fiction hard science fiction] ie scientifically possible.  I tried to imagine what it would be like to have tentacles instead of limbs.  I can't imagine that.  Suddenly it occurred to me that I have a tentacle, that all land vertibrates have [[Tentacle#Tentacles in terrestrial vertebrates|tongues]] and using it is quite familiar. [[User:Proxima Centauri|Proxima Centauri]] 07:29, 30 March 2009 (UTC)  
When I wrote [http://fiction.wikia.com/wiki/The_Aliens_of_the_Flaming_Red_Sun The Aliens of the Flaming Red Sun] I worked on it to make it into [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hard_science_fiction hard science fiction] ie scientifically possible.  I tried to imagine what it would be like to have tentacles instead of limbs.  I can't imagine that.  Suddenly it occurred to me that I have a tentacle, that all land vertibrates have [[Tentacle#Tentacles in terrestrial vertebrates|tongues]] and using it is quite familiar. [[User:Proxima Centauri|Proxima Centauri]] 07:29, 30 March 2009 (UTC)  
::Provide the citation that [http://rationalwiki.org/wiki/Bullshit tongues are tentacles]. [[User:Arctodus23|Arctodus]] 02:09, 15 July 2013 (PDT)
::Provide the citation that [http://rationalwiki.org/wiki/Bullshit tongues are tentacles]. [[User:Arctodus23|Arctodus]] 02:09, 15 July 2013 (PDT)
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:::It's an analogy. If anything it's a muscle, analogous to a tentacle. The 'Wired' article doesn't demonstrate that tongues are tentacles. [[User:Arctodus23|Arctodus23]] 13:22, 15 July 2013.

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