Skip to comments.British Boy Stumbles Upon Extremely Valuable Whale Vomit
Posted on 08/29/2012 3:16:12 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY
One whale's trash is an 8-year-old boy's treasure.
Charlie Naysmith was walking along the beach at Hengistbury Head in southern Britain when he picked up a large object that looked and felt like a stone.
As it turned out, that object was actually a piece of ambergris, a substance which is regurgitated by sperm whales. Ambergris is used to prolong the scent of perfume, and therefore is extremely valuable.
The vomit, which weighs a little more than one pound, could be worth as much as $63,000.
(Excerpt) Read more at thepostgame.com ...
Milk and honey - Bovine glandular excretion and bee vomit.
mmmmMMmmmm I love bee vomit
Put it on Ebay.
Another one of those sentences that has probably never been stated before.
Yeah, but you sort of HAVE to click on the link...
Extra poynts for spelling are always gud. /s
We’re not really sure whose vomit it was...
It’s a shame to learn that about Ebay. I’ll need to rethink my business model....
In english maybe... But I'll bet it's been said in japanese before. ;)
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Actually there’s a Zarathustrian text where Mazda gives 7 wise men and 7 animals the ability to communicate for one evening because the animals are pissed about the way human beings are treating them.
The argument is along the lines of what makes mankind so great that they can mistreat the natural world. One of the men states “because we clothe ourselves and have fine foods”. I think it’s the fox that replies you clothe yourselves because for some reason you’re embarrassed about the bodies God gave you...we are not. And your sweetest, fine food is nothing but bee vomit.
I read that over 20 years ago and never forgot it.
I’ve often considered how very proud of their little coats my cats have consistently been. They’re issued one little coat at birth; they must wear that little coat every day, and take wonderful care of it - always cleaning it.
You can’t dust for vomit...
Did almost get crapped on by a seagull, though!
I saw a recent storage auction show where they found some in a locker, but it’s illegal to sell in the US. How selling a whale’s vomit is going to hurt the whales is unclear, but that’s the government for you.
I make a point of regularly presenting my wife with the severed sexual organs of certain plants. (alias flowers)
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