Blue Tongue


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Blue Tongue

A slang term for a $10 note in Australia. The term is derived from the blue tongue skink, an Australian lizard, as well as the fact that $10 notes are mostly blue.
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Local graphic designer Anna Brand of Blue Tongue Design has designed a village Christmas card especially for the event, showing a modern rendering of the Holy Family seen in silhouette in the doorway of All Saints Church and which will be on sale through December at the church and at the festival.
She also plays softball and tennis recreationally as well as loves caring for her dog and blue tongue skink.
Local graphic designer Anna Brand of Blue Tongue Design has designed a village Christmas card especially for the event, showing a modern rendering of the Holy Family in silhouette in the doorway of All Saints Church, and which will be on sale through December.
We also hope the blue tongue disease will not deal a major blow to this industry," Popovski said.
The family even made and sold T-shirts featuring the blue tongue to raise money for the American Cancer Society.
Diseases, especially hemorrhagic disease, chronic wasting disease and blue tongue have recently taken significant tolls across much of the country, especially in areas plagued by high temperatures, drought and lack of water.
NSA chairman David Pittendreigh called on the Welsh Government to urgently take action and claimed the disease was having a far bigger impact than there had been with another so-called exotic midge-spread disease, blue tongue.
Actually, EHD and blue tongue are two genetically different diseases that are very similar.
I ABSOLUTELY agree with Antoinette Sandbach's comment (Letters, October 11) that we should not forget the human cost to farmers over bTB, nor should we forget the devastating catalogue of other diseases which beset the farming industry: Foot and Mouth, Brucellosis, BSE, Mastitis, Blue tongue.
EHD and blue tongue are caused by viruses, and the symptoms through which the diseases manifest themselves are not altogether unlike the Ebola virus in humans.
The free event will feature live tropical insects and animals including giant African land snails, giant millipedes, hissing cockroaches, scorpions, a blue tongue skink and tarantulas.