Flakes of a Feather

Most scientists will tell you that no two snowflakes are identical. We say HOGWASH! The only reason for their skepticism is that no one has ever come up with a name for these rare but delightful hexagonal twins. So (knowing full well the editorial wrath of Nature magazine is about to strike us), what do we call these freaks of winter? Come on you snow-it-alls!


1st place: Identicolds (pl8speaker)
2nd place: Sixual deviants (Dunn M., Oakland, CA)
3rd place: Fro-zen (verbal herb)
Honorable mentions: Snow big deal (blitzen)


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Providing children (and their handlers) with thoughtful, evocative illustration for over 20 years.
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5 Responses to Flakes of a Feather

  1. verbal herb says:


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  4. Anonymous says:

    Hmmm. Let’s see, two identical flakes? How about MaryKateN’Ashley?

  5. Anonymous says:

    Siamese flakes

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