The Fiddler Crab on the Roof
October 16, 2009 Leave a comment
Here is a picture of a fiddler crab:
As noted before, us Mexicans have a knack to gloss people based on how closely they resemble any member of the animal kingdom. In any given posse of Mexicans you may find one pajaro or caballo. A nickname frontrunner has emerged, granted his is not an animal nickname but it is an apt reference to Tolkien. Presenting 5’4″Atlante F.C. forward, Christian Bermúdez, affectionately known as El Hobbit,
But I digress.
The following story features another entrant into our Animal Nickname Hall of Fame:
The Brit writer brands him “Popeye” but what do the Limeys know of nicknames? (see ‘Becks’) No, I’m going to go with the “Fiddler Crab”, here’s why:
In case you’re wondering, his name is not Tevye.