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1. The quality or state of being fond; foolishness. fondness it were for any, being free, to covet fetters, though they golden be. (Spenser)

2. Doting affection; tender liking; strong appetite, propensity, or relish; as, he had a fondness for truffles. My heart had still some foolish fondness for thee. (Addison)

Synonym: attachment, affection, love, kindness.

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Experimental evidence for evolution

... went is because God thought they were a pretty neat idea, and got a lot of fun out of them (After all, we already know He/She has an inordinate fondness for beetles....). More utilitarianly, of course, He/She needed dead dinosaurs to form our modern oil reserves, which are necessary to get Homo ...

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by Julie5
Mon Sep 27, 2010 8:53 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Experimental evidence for evolution
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Discovering New Species

... and so on, to be able to preserve. When it comes to number of insect species, J.B.S Haldane said: "The Lord must have an inordinate fondness for beetles" I very much want to read the article. Any links? Camilla

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by camilla
Wed Mar 22, 2006 7:00 pm
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Discovering New Species
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