Tentacles were nestled all snug in their beds…

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All the Cthulhus were nestled all snug in their tentacle beds / As visions of Japanese schoolgirls danced in the heads

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The 3Yen’s previous reports Tentacle Miracles of this Holy Season include:

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5 thoughts on “Tentacles were nestled all snug in their beds…”

  1. Gather around the revered Spinning Sagittated Calamari Tree for a traditional Japanese Christmas.

    squid-spinner tree

    at Nakaminato of the Ibaraki coast..there’s this place where they dry Sagittated Calamary. Because it is a still image it may not be clear that it actually is spinning around and around, ha, ha
    (machine translation)
    —Torajiro postscript, 2008 July 8

    Note that the Squid Tree photo was taken in July—Talk about jumping the gun on Christmas drinking and decorations.

    This Spinning Sagittated Calamari Tree is for spin-drying squid—Dried squid (Surume) that is lightly toasted is a favorite drinking snack here in Japan. Japanese fishermen dry squid until it’s leathery on this, “contraption by spinning it around at a pretty good clip” according to flickr post of Ben Garney.

    squid spinner

  2. Are you really sure about those “tentacles”?
    Are they “arms’, ‘tentacles’, or just pieces-of-being floating in and out of dimensions that are noncomprehensible our meager minds?



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