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No. 458: I really identify with ghers

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I really identify with ghers

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Strip by: Andrew Coker, David Morgan-Mar

T-Rex: I've invented new forms of otherkin.
T-Rex: So cool!
T-Rex: If you identify with eating, you're a munchkin. If you like sleeping, you're a napkin. If you like money, you're a buckskin.
Utahraptor: If you like hot bods, you're a bodkin!
Utahraptor: Hey, what if I identify with equipment used for inflating sports balls and rafts and stuff?
T-Rex: Then you're a weird freak and I don't want anything to do with you!

The author writes:

Apparently the etymology of "gherkin" is from the Dutch gurken, which means "a small pickled cucumber", from East Frisian augurk "cucumber," probably from a Balto-Slavic source (compare Polish ogórek "cucumber," Lithuanian agurkas, Russian oguretsŭ), possibly ultimately from Medieval Greek angourion "a kind of cucumber".

It's pretty much cucumbers all the way down.