|To:||Brian Fleming <>, "" <>|
|Subject:||Bird Doughnut storage|
|From:||John Gamblin <>|
|Date:||Tue, 1 Jul 2003 18:43:55 -0700 (PDT)|
Dear Anff and All,
Anff are you positive about thee spelling? this is important, I mean I do such much want to know how to "spell" my own new name correctly. MIN tells me near the same thing, by the way, MIN was fastest with a two MIN plus few specs response.
I wonder does Rustybubs and Andrew really know what they have truly created? sometimes this olde brain wonders if they do? faster and more defined then Lycos or Google?
Many most sincere thanks to all. JAG with growing, bird fascinating, beard. Well, early am it is for liccle little ones, lunch time it's for cream and doughnut storage for one certain magpie. No not Eggy M. A winter larder perhaps? evans help me when she stores chicken eggshells in there eh.
I'm so glad that birds don't learn ANYTHING NEW? waddles off to check out this new species of clothes line hanging headless lizard.
Owl fascinating is the "World of Birds" that promote new flora and fauna .... toodlepip all lubs from JAG.
Anff, do you think the last line might fire up some thought? some calming well thought out words? Have a happy day all, keep smiling it drives the boss loco. Smiling is good for health, he just told me.
Brian Fleming <> wrote:
Well, JAG, once upon a time there was a flightless sea bird on the shores of Wales, called the Penn Gwyn ('white head' in Welsh).
North or South Wales? thinking Angelsey? or Snowdonia? sad as I think they might nest in valleys :^D>>>
It was of course the now-extinct Great Auk, and it looked pretty much like what we
now call Penguins.
Great Hawk with very very small wings eh?
When Francis Drake and other Elizabethan sailors got down to Cape Horn, they found birds resembling the auks back home, so the Welsh name got re-attached to the new species. The crews had a lot of west-country men,
Ooh Arggh Oooh Ar they did that Ooh argh.
and some would have spoken Welsh or Cornish and maybe there were a few Bretons as well.
Yakkydah as JAG bites on a tasty Breton. Some fine Cornish folk where in there, they were known as "Tinny" as in the metal. Rowed/Rode Oracles.
If you think this is far-fetched, read a good dictionary's comments on how the albatross got its name from Spanish gannets (alcatraz), in turn from Arabic 'al-qaduz'=water-carrier, applied to Pelicans!
Wot reading thee Oxford, falls backwards, those that fired their canons (non-regilous variety) named them "Albert Ross" nasty big red cross on white sails. Red Cross now means? looks suspiciously like a conspiracy to me. Spaniards revenge? invasion on thee "poop" deck, you'll fall off the perch when you find out why that was so named, so many "Hello sailor" love birds eh? odd that eh? perhaps even thee ancient mariner loved one bird?
Anthea in Ivanhoe
Bless you Anff, and thank you al,l for near toppling my inbox email base. Finks ... is that Ivanhoe here or the real one? JAG raising D baits. cackles off till Tamarra.
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