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Climate change could turn some dog ticks into suckers for humans instead of canines.
DOG TICKS MAY GET MORE OF A TASTE FOR HUMAN BLOOD AS THE CLIMATE CHANGESAAYUSHI PRATAPNOVEMBER 30, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
Detailed imaging identified what appeared to be sensory cells, some with fine branched endings, at the surface of suckers.
HOW OCTOPUSES ‘TASTE’ THINGS BY TOUCHINGJONATHAN LAMBERTOCTOBER 29, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
Embedded in the suckers, these cells enable the arms to do double duty of touch and taste by detecting chemicals produced by many aquatic creatures.
HOW OCTOPUSES ‘TASTE’ THINGS BY TOUCHINGJONATHAN LAMBERTOCTOBER 29, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
The regulatory action was a sucker punch to Citi, but Wilmarth argues that, in a way, it actually bolsters Fraser’s position.
HOW JANE FRASER BROKE BANKING’S HIGHEST GLASS CEILINGCLAIRE ZILLMAN, REPORTEROCTOBER 19, 2020FORTUNE
After all, I was a hungry kid, and one of those suckers wasn’t going to satisfy my bottomless pit of an adolescent stomach.
THE RISE AND FALL OF THE RICE CAKE, AMERICA’S ONE-TIME FAVORITE HEALTH SNACKBRENNA HOUCKSEPTEMBER 17, 2020EATER
I’m older than Google and Billie Eilish, and am a sucker for millennial pink.
RECLAIMING MY GEN Z IDENTITYSHAAN MERCHANTSEPTEMBER 7, 2020OZY
Indeed, Madame Sucker thought it quite vulgar in the tortoise to be so eager after the cakes and wine.
JAPANESE FAIRY WORLDWILLIAM ELLIOT GRIFFIS
So she ran for the fording place on Sucker Creek, which was a good half mile above the shack in which the stranger was living.
THE COUNTRY BEYONDJAMES OLIVER CURWOOD
Fish Hawk said, “I will take that fellow, Sucker, lying in the water there.”
MYTHS AND LEGENDS OF THE MISSISSIPPI VALLEY AND THE GREAT LAKESVARIOUS
Nothing doing in the way of buying booms around Sucker Brook.
SHORTY MCCABE ON THE JOBSEWELL FORD
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SUCKER

  • blockhead
  • boob
  • dolt
  • fool
  • goof
  • lunkhead
  • oaf
  • sap
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