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George Harrison tree is felled by beetles
Reuters ^ | 07.22.2014 | Reuters

Posted on 07/22/2014 3:12:11 PM PDT by dware

A tree planted in memorial to late Beatles guitarist George Harrison following his death in Los Angeles in 2001 has been killed by bark beetles amid California's epic drought, a local official said on Tuesday.

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TOPICS: Arts/Photography; Chit/Chat; Humor; Music/Entertainment
KEYWORDS: beatles; beetles
Felled by beetles. Ironic, much?
1 posted on 07/22/2014 3:12:11 PM PDT by dware
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To: dware

George is dead?


2 posted on 07/22/2014 3:13:28 PM PDT by OldSmaj (obama is a worthless mohametan. Impeach his ass now!)
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To: OldSmaj

Lol.


3 posted on 07/22/2014 3:14:52 PM PDT by dware (3 prohibited topics in mixed company: politics, religion and operating systems...)
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To: dware

Whoever said God doesn’t have a sense of humor — or rather, humour.


4 posted on 07/22/2014 3:16:34 PM PDT by Wyrd bi ful ard (Asperges me, Domine, hyssopo et mundabor, Lavabis me, et super nivem dealbabor.)
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To: dware

LOL. Quite amusing. One would think George would think so too.

On a more serious not, God help us if that mega-wildfire touches off.


5 posted on 07/22/2014 3:19:51 PM PDT by RIghtwardHo
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To: dware

Now that’s what we call ‘Beetlemania’.


6 posted on 07/22/2014 3:21:35 PM PDT by tflabo (Truth or tyranny)
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To: dware

Don’t beetles have the same right to life as trees? Are we good Darwinists here, or not? Survival of the fittest!


7 posted on 07/22/2014 3:25:05 PM PDT by Tax-chick (No power in the 'verse can stop me.)
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To: OldSmaj

I...buried...George.


8 posted on 07/22/2014 3:27:36 PM PDT by fhayek
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To: dware

While his guitar gently weeps...


9 posted on 07/22/2014 3:31:41 PM PDT by chajin ("There is no other name under heaven given among people by which we must be saved." Acts 4:12)
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To: chajin
While his guitar gently weeps...

ESPECIALLY if his guitar is infested with beetles.

10 posted on 07/22/2014 3:49:19 PM PDT by cloudmountain
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I WANT TO MOURN.... THE LOSS of all the old growth!!!! Of trees I’ve seen!!! And tell them that we love them and we don’t want them to die!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ElJFYwRtrH4

Chris Plante plays this regularly on his show! It is a hoot!


11 posted on 07/22/2014 3:51:14 PM PDT by Klemper
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To: dware
Were they Silver Beetles, by chance? ;)

[They didn't call themselves that long, maybe 5 weeks or so.]

12 posted on 07/22/2014 3:58:01 PM PDT by W. (Democrats need the 'poor' to justify their political existence. What'd LBJ say? "I'll have them ni..)
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To: dware

Norwegian wood?


13 posted on 07/22/2014 4:02:34 PM PDT by SMGFan (Sarah Michelle Gellar is now on twitter @RealSMG)
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To: dware

Throw it in some strawberry field forever..


14 posted on 07/22/2014 4:15:11 PM PDT by DainBramage
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To: dware

Or they can recycle it and give it to some Paperback Writer.


15 posted on 07/22/2014 4:16:20 PM PDT by DainBramage
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To: dware

“There’s a fog upon L.A.............”


16 posted on 07/22/2014 4:17:11 PM PDT by HandyDandy (Started out with Burgundy but soon hit the harder stuff....)
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To: DainBramage

All we are saying is give trees a chance.


17 posted on 07/22/2014 4:18:27 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: SMGFan
Norwegian wood?

Obviously not ... if so it would have had to burn instead.

18 posted on 07/22/2014 4:46:03 PM PDT by 70times7 (Serving Free Republics' warped and obscure humor needs since 1999!)
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To: Tax-chick
Darwinians? Filthy, unshowered beasts who roam the world in the spirit of philosophy, rather than science? Ha! Ha! You make me laugh.
19 posted on 07/22/2014 4:51:27 PM PDT by righttackle44 (Take scalps. Leave the bodies as a warning.)
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To: dware

Guess they won’t be making any guitars from the wood of that tree....
as it would gently weep....


20 posted on 07/22/2014 5:13:27 PM PDT by G Larry (Which of Obama's policies do you think I'd support if he were white?)
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To: dware
A tree planted in memorial to late Beatles guitarist George Harrison . . . has been killed by bark beetles.

My sweet Lord!

21 posted on 07/22/2014 5:19:42 PM PDT by Oratam
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To: dfwgator

I think I’m gonna be sad”....


22 posted on 07/22/2014 5:25:38 PM PDT by DainBramage
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To: dware

I blame Yoko.


23 posted on 07/22/2014 5:39:54 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: dfwgator

I blame Bush.


24 posted on 07/22/2014 6:00:50 PM PDT by freepertoo
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To: freepertoo

I saw what you did there.


25 posted on 07/22/2014 6:01:18 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: cloudmountain

Don’t fret about the guitar, string beetles are rare


26 posted on 07/22/2014 6:24:10 PM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: OldSmaj

My theory is that George reincarnated as a “Beetle” and led the charge on his memorial after having realized that it was very tasty . . .


27 posted on 07/22/2014 8:05:02 PM PDT by Pilgrim's Progress (http://www.baptistbiblebelievers.com/BYTOPICS/tabid/335/Default.aspx)
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To: IncPen

ping for comments


28 posted on 07/23/2014 11:18:29 PM PDT by Nailbiter
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