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    FYI, Squidward From "SpongeBob" Isn't A Squid

    You've GOT to be squidding me!

    So if you're a fan of SpongeBob SquarePants, you're PROBABLY familiar with his next-door neighbor/co-worker/resident grump of Bikini Bottom, Squidward Tentacles.

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    Seriously, he's a full-time grump and a part-time mediocre clarinet player/Krusty Krab employee.

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    With a name like Squidward Tentacles, you've PROBABLY assumed all these years that Squidward is a squid, right?

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    BUT YOU'RE WRONG. DEAD WRONG.

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    According to series creator Stephen Hillenburg, Squidward is ACTUALLY an octopus, not a squid.

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    The reason he's drawn with six tentacles? Because it's easier to animate!

    The more you know!!!

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