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The condensed directions: Read the cue, react to the cue. There's no right answer, no research required. I cite sources where applicable but it's all about coming up with creative answers. Winners are picked in a week.

The number one rule? Have FUN!!!

05/23 - I'll be naming final winners this week!

Monday, April 12, 2010

Name That Critter

In the News: This category features news-related prompts.

National Zoo names octopus

Actually, they allowed the public to vote on the octopus. Always risky. What would you suggest naming him?

We Have A Winner!!! 05/07/10
Winner: Mike Trippiedi
Reason: That's a great no-nonsense name for such a handy creature.


Anonymous said...


Remind him not to misbehave/

Mike Trippiedi said...


InspiredDreamer said...

As the tentacles
Squeeze I scream "They said you were

SparkleFarkle said...

I christen Mr. Octopus "Pieces of Eight," a fitting tribute because not only do his eight legs-worth of suction cups resemble Spanish silver coins (<-- Well, they do if you squint.), but he is far too fascinated by boat propellers.

Marc said...


C. Beth said...

"Dasher Dancer Prancer Vixen
Comet Cupid Donner Blitzen"
Eight names for him
(Why? Don't be dim!)
Now, give me some dip to dunk my Ritz in.

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