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Picture of the Day

Posted in Random » POTD   7 Aug 2013   / 3236 views

You know those times when you glimpse a photograph and you think you know what’s happening in the picture, but then something indefinable about the shot plants a seed of doubt, and you look again, and you find that your first impression was absolutely, utterly, totally wrong?

And that is why this photo is funny, and not tragic.

Picture of the Day

Here’s the story: One day in 1947 the Olson family in Yakima, Wash., brought home a duckling named Donald (of course). Donald instantly became friends with the family dog, to the extent that Donald emulated everything the dog did, including chasing children and other dogs from the yard. Donald actually became quite a nuisance in the neighborhood, so the Olsons gave him to a rancher a dozen miles away. There he became pals with a Chesapeake Bay retriever named Trigger. Now, whenever the rancher tossed Donald into the pond so that he could be with the other ducks — in other words, his own kind — Trigger would immediately dash in and retrieve him. Trigger was as gentle as possible, as we can clearly see here, but ultimately it was decided that Donald would be best back with the Olsons. [Life]

 

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Mr. Ree 11 month s ago MARK AS SPAM
That next Thanksgiving, Donald was simply delicious and the cranberry sauce was outstanding!


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Awwww...Don't like my comment?
Do you think I give a crap what you think?
       
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ima.badlady 11 month s ago MARK AS SPAM
Here comes a thousand and one 'original' roasted duck comments...
       
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vishpri 11 month s ago MARK AS SPAM
Cute story.I like it.

Why "hip it" means "i like it"? I think "Leave it"=leave it here (because i like it), dont throw away...?
       
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