Saturday, January 31, 2009

Scatomancy


Divination has many forms. There's cartomancy (reading cards), tasseomancy (reading tea leaves), extispicy (reading the entrails of animals), these being arguably the most well-known forms of augury. Reading bones has so many forms that it comes under many names: scapulimancy, omoplatoscopy, slinneanachd, oracle bones, etc.

But I want to know if anyone has tried to read dog poop before. When I came home tonight, this is what I found on my garage. I'm trying to imagine how the dog made such an orderly line....

What could this mean? Hmmm....

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  1. Hmmm... this needs further SCATological analysis. hehehe

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  2. googling your title, I found you could have also used the word "spatalamancy"......two new words for my vocabulary.
    Out of idle curiosity; it's difficult to tell from your photo, but are you certain the evidence was, huh, deposited by a dog?

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  3. Kuya Dom, kudos for teaching your dog how to defecate on a straight line. But toilet-training it isn't a bad suggestion either.

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  4. Why blame your dog? It could've been your neighbor.

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  5. could also have been 8 regimented dogs ;-)

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  6. This is weird, it sure is. Hi! I like your place here, I am so at home. I will be back!

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