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ursulav

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James, in a typical conversation that began with "Smell my finger!" and ended with "Pardon me while I kiss the sky!" posed the following intriguing question, which answer I do not know.

Do whales have mucus in their blowholes? (Translated from the original James.) And I'd add, do they sneeze? Do they get stuffed up? Is the cloud of spray from a whale spouting in part whalesnot? I sort of suspect that the sheer power of the ejecting air would render any stuffiness moot, but now I'm curious...


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Thanks. Now I have the image of Murray the Sperm whale carrying around waterproof tissues and complaining about his allergies to algae and kelp and "oi, the sea urchins!" (say in jewish/newyork accent)

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