Re: birding-aus Stunned as he cross checks his native tongue?

To: "Karen Pearson" <>
Subject: Re: birding-aus Stunned as he cross checks his native tongue?
From: Peter Pfeiffer <>
Date: Fri, 17 Dec 1999 16:00:19 +1000
At 02:32 PM 12/17/99 +1100, you wrote:
> --snip
>> All this talk about colly birds. Does any-one have the words to the 'real'
>> version ( the aussie version ) that ends with and a Kookaburra in a Gum
>Here goes..... abbreviated version for you to fill in the normal bits....
>First day.... a kookaburra in a gum tree
>2nd day.... 2 snakes on skis
>3rd day..... 3 wet galahs
>4th day..... 4 lyrebirds
>5th day....  5 kangeroos
>6th day.... 6 sharks a-surfing
>7th day.... 7 emus laying
>8th day.... 8 dingos dancing
>9th day.... 9 crocs a-snoozing
>10th day... 10 wombats washing
>11th day...  11 lizards leaping
>12th day... Twelve possums playing
>a kookaburra in a gum tree......   DAH DA!!!
>(Courtesy of my 5 year old )
>Karen :)

        I knew some-one would remember. That makes 15 birds plus the Emu eggs. 


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