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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000358.txt from 2002/05

From: "Tim Roberts" <>
Subj: RE: [kl] From Cartellieri to SpongeBob & SquarePants
Date: Tue, 14 May 2002 16:30:50 -0400

On Tue, 14 May 2002 09:14:16 -0700 (PDT), (William Wright)
>Yes, he is. Depending on your need for accuracy, he is an ordinary
>looking gray-colored squid, but his 'clarinet' does not have keys or
>obvious tone holes. The instrument's exterior has a strong taper which
>resembles a Far Eastern snake charmer's horn.
>Also, Squidward's tentacles do not make direct contact with the tone
>holes. Rather, they wave in the water a few inches away from the
>instrument's body as he 'plays'. So the artwork is not completely

I laughed out loud to think that you would take issue with the "realism" of the
tentacles not touching the clarinet, while apparently finding no fault with the
realism of a squid playing the clarinet at all, or the realism of playing a
clarinet underwater.

- Tim Roberts,
Providenza & Boekelheide, Inc.


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