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the2000iqkilljoydetective:

gyarados:

Can we talk about how clever the pokemon Mareep is

  1. It’s name can be seen as a portmanteau of “Mary” and “sheep” (i.e. Mary had a little lamb)
  2. It’s name is an anagram of “ampere”, a unit of electric current
  3. It’s inspired by the novel Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?
  4. It’s literally an electric sheep

what about how clever ekans is though?

  1. ekans is snake backwards
  2. ekans is a snake