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Fuck Niches

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Butterflies: Verbal Fuck-Up or Butt Butter?

The conundrum of species naming conventions

Photo by Andrew George on Unsplash

It’s a question that plagues my mind— how did butterflies get their name? You would think it would be pretty easy to find out, but apparently not. So, I thought I knew, because it made sense. And because it was so funny that I wanted it to be true — I’m easily amused.

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KP_the_writer

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🏳️‍⚧️🏳️‍🌈(They/Them) LGBTQ2SIA+ WRITER (romance & para sci-fi/fantasy). Space nerd🚀 Neurodivergent🧠 On a journey of words and self-discovery. Come play!