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1. A rectangular garment or piece of cloth, usually made of the checkered material called tartan, but sometimes of plain gray, or gray with black stripes. It is worn by both sexes in Scotland.

2. Goods of any quality or material of the pattern of a plaid or tartan; a checkered cloth or pattern.

Origin: Gael. Plaide a blanket or plaid, contr. Fr. Peallaid a sheepskin, fr. Peall a skin or hide. CF. Pillion.

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The Discovery Institute Is Just Plaid Wrong..

They released a statement today that is just absurd regarding PBS airing too much evolution-related material.. Here's my analysis: http://thebioblog.com/2009/12/discovery-institutes-embarrassing-diatribe-about-darwinism/ Why are there not more education people out there stopping people like this?

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by jyaron
Mon Dec 28, 2009 7:58 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: The Discovery Institute Is Just Plaid Wrong..
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Re: Tiger stripes

Don't stripes help blending with shadows? Or maybe it was because tigers look funny in plaid :?

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by MichaelXY
Thu Mar 27, 2008 4:43 am
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Tiger stripes
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Views: 6885

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