An uncontrollable urge to dance, as in "Reverend Shaw Moore will not tolerate your taratism, nor the looseness it causes in your feet." Italians thought it was caused by tarantula bites. See also Animals, Dances, Italian.
From today's New York Times obituary of Evel Knievel, "When he was 27, he became co-owner of a motorcycle shop in Moses Lake, Wash. To attract customers, he announced he would jump his motorcycle 40 feet over parked cars and a box of rattlesnakes and continue on past a mountain lion tethered at the other end. Before 1,000 people, he did the stunt as promised but failed to fly far enough; his bike came down on the rattlesnakes." See also Animals.
A typical rollercoaster ride turns into a day of tragedy for our favorite male model, whose large face gets owned by an unsuspecting bird. See also Animals.
Euphemism for urination, especially when applied to dogs. See also Animals, Bathroom.
Name of a zoo in Australia. See also Animals, Australia.