Home / Quips / … Scientists say turtle’s sh… … Scientists say turtle’s sh… Author: dk Category: Quips 11 Jul 09 … Scientists say turtle’s shell is not hardened skin, but inverted ribs. So “coming out of shell” = turning self completely inside out. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window) Related Related Posts Frippery: Rhymes With Slippery by dk … doesn’t the word “plunge” just make you want to? … by dk Logging In... Profile cancel Sign in with Twitter Sign in with Facebook or CommentName EmailNot published Website Are you human? * six − one = Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.