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When it hatches has a broad face and a long flat tail.

I saw the sentence above on Internet, but it makes no sense to me.

What is the subject of that sentence?

closed as too localized by kiamlaluno, FumbleFingers, Matt, Renan, WendiKidd Feb 23 '13 at 0:04

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    Don't believe in all that you read on the Internet. Oh, wait... – Marco Leogrande Feb 22 '13 at 8:07
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    Too Localised. This "sentence" is not in fact a sentence anyway. – FumbleFingers Feb 22 '13 at 15:56
  • I wouldn't call this localized. There is not specific jargon or regional dialect being used here. However, the sentence is ungrammatical. – Ken Bellows Feb 22 '13 at 16:44
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I think they accidentally left out a word:

When it hatches, it has a broad face and a long flat tail.

Source (What Your First Grader Needs to Know : Fundamentals of a Good First-Grade Education)

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