n.— «Iowa DNR fisheries technician Adam Thiese found the first Higgins eye within 30 minutes of the opening bell. Using a technique dubbed “polliwogging,” he slipped downstream on his knees, probing the bottom with his hands until he found the mussel near a shoreline log.» —“Near-extinct mussel makes surprise showing” by Orlan Love Gazette (Solon, Iowa) Aug. 19, 2008. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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