alternative names (humorous)

Subject: alternative names (humorous)
From: Atriplex <>
Date: Mon, 14 Feb 2000 13:40:20 +1030
I've got a few but they're not as funny as Lorne's. I used to use them
until I learned the official names.
1. Southern Whiteface - Bandit Bird (look at the mask over its eyes)
2. Pied Butcherbird - Beethoven Bird (to hear is to understand)
3. Willy Wagtail - Squeaky Hinge Bird (as above, especially outside
one's window in the middle of night in the breeding season)
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