Holbrooks reunited!

What a jolly good night we had! It was beerfest at my local. They had lots of ale and cider and perry. Yum. Here is a picture…

And here is a snapshot of some of the conversation:

per·ry [per-ee]
-noun, pl.-ries.
1. a fermented beverage similar to cider, made from the juice of pears.

wood louse
-noun Zool.
1. any of certain small, terrestrial crustaceans of the genera Oniscus, Armadillidium, etc., having a flattened, elliptical body.

pill bug
-noun
1. any of various small terrestrial isopods, especially of the genera Armadillidium and Oniscus, which can roll themselves up into a spherical shape.

In summary:

Armadillidiidae is a family of woodlice, a terrestrial crustacean group in the order Isopoda. Unlike members of other woodlouse families, members of this family can roll into a ball, an ability they share with the outwardly similar but unrelated pill millipedes and other animals. It is this ability which gives woodlice in this family their common name of pill bugs or roly polies. The best known species in the family is Armadillidium vulgare, the common pill bug.

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