Have Yourself A Merry, Merry Porpoise!

No good (diver) goes anywhere without a porpoise! Or dolphin as they often say!

Lewis Carroll loosely quoted

That small tooth whale with a low triangular dorsal fin and blunt rounded snout. Yes! The common harbor porpoise has an abrupt snout, pointed teeth and a triangular thoracic fin, while the bottlenose dolphin, or Tursiops truncatus, has an elongated beak, round cone shaped teeth and a serrated dorsal appendage. But I’m sure you already knew that. That’s what turns me on about ‘cha, your attention to detail.

Ace Ventura, Pet Detective

15 Comments

    1. Having “a clear porpoise” means that you know the reason for something. You know why it’s happening or why it exists. This phrase is often used in business and in academics. And among zoo staff!

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