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    Best Venn diagram ever, except...

    From XKCD, of course, a couple days ago.

    Except I just noticed there are two empty intersections. If I'm reading them right, one at Little-Big-Large-Great and the other at Little-Large-Small-Great. Come on folks, if we put our heads together surely we can come up with something!
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    Actually, I didn't get how he came up with some of this. For example, there are apparently small, little, large and big frogs, but not great frogs. And what the heck is big white or large white? Or great pox?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Swift View Post
    Actually, I didn't get how he came up with some of this. For example, there are apparently small, little, large and big frogs, but not great frogs. And what the heck is big white or large white? Or great pox?
    So, if you go here, you can find way more analysis than anyone really needs (on this or any other xkcd page). So, we should probably feel right at home. It appears that Big White is a ski resort and a large white is a butterfly. Great pox is apparently an old name for syphilis. For the frogs, it looks like all examples may not have been found yet, but give it time.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Swift View Post
    Actually, I didn't get how he came up with some of this. For example, there are apparently small, little, large and big frogs, but not great frogs. And what the heck is big white or large white? Or great pox?
    Maybe not a "great" frog, but the Giant Flying Vampire Toad may come close....
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    Quote Originally Posted by ABR. View Post
    Maybe not a "great" frog, but the Giant Flying Vampire Toad may come close....
    That's great.
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    They missed out River Ouse.

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    And as usual--the Pentagon is its own little "island"...

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