Female Swan

To: Jon Wren <>
Subject: Female Swan
From: Lawrie Conole <>
Date: Tue, 08 Apr 2003 17:09:07 +1000
Jon Wren wrote:
What is a female Swan called?
Cooking tea on my Wifes Birthday and the phone rings. "Please can you help me we have searched the Internet and want to find out what a female Swan is called?"
I believe a female swan is known as a "pen", and a male as a "cob".

Lawrie Conole
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