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10-06-2021, 11:28 PM
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Why is it that some people who love watching Butterflies fluttering about - have a fit of the vapours if a Moth flies anywhere near them?
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11-06-2021, 01:30 AM
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Fattism.
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11-06-2021, 05:13 AM
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Thank you, Smiffy, I had not thought of that aspect!
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11-06-2021, 05:48 AM
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That is strange, both are a bit Grubby at the start, but, one of them has never had a cake name after them.
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11-06-2021, 05:53 AM
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Originally Posted by spitfire ->
That is strange, both are a bit Grubby at the start, but, one of them has never had a cake name after them.

True - 'Moth Bun' doesn't have quite same ring to it - but why would that put the frighteners on anyone?
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11-06-2021, 06:09 AM
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Don't know, a Moth is just an albino Butterfly, with Balls.
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11-06-2021, 09:27 AM
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I'm one of those who has "a fit of the vapours" if I spot a large moth indoors - but then if a butterfly found its way indoors, I would have the same reaction. I have no idea way, I know it's irrational. I can only think that it's learned behaviour because my mother was terrified of them.

If I'm outside, I'm far more tolerant of both species - unless they get very close, then I'm on the run...
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11-06-2021, 10:22 AM
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Originally Posted by Bathsheba ->
I'm one of those who has "a fit of the vapours" if I spot a large moth indoors - but then if a butterfly found its way indoors, I would have the same reaction. I have no idea way, I know it's irrational. I can only think that it's learned behaviour because my mother was terrified of them.

If I'm outside, I'm far more tolerant of both species - unless they get very close, then I'm on the run...

I'm the same. Definitely learned behaviour from my mother.
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11-06-2021, 11:25 AM
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My ex husband told me that moths are just... dust.

He used to call a butterfly... a flutterby.
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