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snowflake baby

snowflake baby
 n.— «There are currently about 400,000 frozen embryos in storage, and about 9,000 of the 400,000 frozen embryos are available for “adoption” by other people. People who adopt these embryos can get them implanted and attempt to have a so-called “snowflake” baby, which is somewhat Aryan-sounding but that’s another story. But guess what? Typically clinics will transfer up to four embryos to the uterus for possible implantation. And three out of four of those embryos die without developing into a fetus. So every time people try to have a snowflake baby, they’re killing three other “babies.”» —“The Top 10 Conservative Idiots” Democratic Underground June 6, 2005. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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