Vocabulary word of the day: Anthropomorphism
Definition: The attribution of human characteristics to animals or non-living things. Examples: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, and their rat sensei, Splinter
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About Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Originally a comic book series, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (TMNT) were crime fighting turtles named after four Renaissance artists. Trained in ninjitsu, (which was extremely popular in the 80’s – I myself had a sweet collection of ninja stars) they ate pizza, fought crime, and lived in isolation in the sewers of New York City.
They all had the chemistry of a successful boy band. Leonardo was the leader, Michelangelo the comic relief, Donatello (Donny) the smart one, and Raphael the bad boy (with a Brooklyn accent). Looking back on it, I actually think they may have inspired New Kids on the Block (NKOTB) as well as the War on Terror.