Whats in a name

To: "'Dave Torr'" <>, "'Gemfyre'" <>
Subject: Whats in a name
From: "Tony Russell" <>
Date: Fri, 27 Jul 2007 08:40:53 +0930
Means " No trees" surely.

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 On Behalf Of Dave Torr
Sent: Thursday, July 26, 2007 6:24 PM
To: Gemfyre
Cc: Birding-aus
Subject: Whats in a name

Those of us (mainly I guess Poms of a certain age) who were forced to
study Latin at school quickly figured that one out!

On 26/07/07, Gemfyre <> wrote:
> A bit off the topic.  But I thought "Nullabor" was an Aboriginal word
> for many years.  I think many still do.  I was surprised to find that
> Jabiru was a Portugese name.
> Belinda

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