Date: Thu, 9 Mar 1995 09:22:07 GMT+1200
From: Tim Behrend t.behrend[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]AUCKLAND.AC.NZ
Subject: Re: DARE queries--maple seeds
Polywogs it is--for the maple seeds you stuck on your nose. . . at
least on LI
in the 40's but my sister (b. 1949) called them something else.
what my grandfather (b. 1885 Brooklyn) called tadpoles, but he came
from a New
BERGDAHL[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]OUVAXA.CaTS.OHIOU.EDU aTHENS oHIO
Polywogs in my neighborhood (Cleveland, 1960s) were, and remain, the
form of the maturing frog between tadpole and full frogdom, i.e.,
when they have legs and look almost like an adult, but still have the
tail. We used to catch them all the time, take them home in buckets.
University of Auckland