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Wednesday, 18 December 2019

Nuts and Bolts: something luderick.

Oh dear.

A luderick is a coastal fish, Girella tricuspidata:

Girella tricuspidata.jpgPhoto by Richard Ling

And to think that I thought that luderick was a literary term meaning playful.

That's ludic, apparently.

Ah well!

Nuts and Bolts: luderick. The word ludic comes from the Latin word lūdus, game. Luderick comes from the Ganay (a native Australian language) ludarag

Whoops. 




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