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nice story and pic

Postby Sweep » 18 Feb 2019, 11:26pm

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-m ... r-47282950

On reading the barest bones of the story I think folk could be forgiven for thinking "ignorant mutt" and in fact pared to the very bare bones on TV text it could sound like that.

But turns out it's a bit more complicated.

The mum seems to have a nice way with words.

Good luck to them both.
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Re: nice story and pic

Postby Spinners » 19 Feb 2019, 7:15am

+1.

I've never heard of that condition. Amazing story.
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Re: nice story and pic

Postby hondated » 19 Feb 2019, 8:52pm

Sweep wrote:https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-manchester-47282950

On reading the barest bones of the story I think folk could be forgiven for thinking "ignorant mutt" and in fact pared to the very bare bones on TV text it could sound like that.

But turns out it's a bit more complicated.

The mum seems to have a nice way with words.

Good luck to them both.


Definitely another + 1

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Re: nice story and pic

Postby Sweep » 19 Feb 2019, 8:57pm

I think what I liked about the pic is that the mum is looking at her baby with such a sense of wonder and delight.

And that it's the baby which is looking towards the "camera" with such a sense of wonder/awaiting world.

Neither of them - thank god - are in selfie-land.
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Re: nice story and pic

Postby thelawnet » 20 Feb 2019, 12:32am

The thing that struck me most about this story is how a blonde, white girl gets to be named Ebony.

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Re: nice story and pic

Postby kylecycler » 20 Feb 2019, 1:23am

I had a Golden Retriever like that. She wasn't pregnant - definitely not - she just seemed a bit distressed one day so I took her to the vet. Vet couldn't find anything 'wrong', couldn't feel anything, just said there was a lot of fluid there - a phantom pregnancy.

Next day she had eight pups. Definitely wasn't pregnant though. :)

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Re: nice story and pic

Postby Sweep » 20 Feb 2019, 8:32am

thelawnet wrote:The thing that struck me most about this story is how a blonde, white girl gets to be named Ebony.

To be honest lawnet I find it bizarre, perhaps a tad worrying, that you found this the most interesting thing.
Though i admit that I have no idea what her views are on the burning topic of 11 speed.
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Re: nice story and pic

Postby reohn2 » 20 Feb 2019, 8:36am

Incredible story!
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Re: nice story and pic

Postby Pastychomper » 20 Feb 2019, 10:14am

I like the name she chose for her baby, it's a new one to me so I looked up the meaning - very appropriate.

I'm also impressed that, according to the article, one womb carried a baby while the other continued the other usual cycle - I would not have expected that since they're both experiencing the same hormones.

All the best to all three generations.
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