We're going over bone biology and bioarchaeology this week in my Intro to Bio class, and so I thought I'd open the unit with my patent-pending Osteology Everywhere series. I showed the students the various real-life objects from the series, and they kicked buttocks at seeing the bones in quotidian things. They even got this new one:
Kinder chocolate eggs with a prize inside. Shaking it, you could hear something rattling in there. It's disconcerting that my mind immediately guessed, "Legos, or teeth." At least legos came before teeth.
Also "zubi," from the title, is the Croatian word for 'teeth' (and apparently also slang for 'breasts').