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Bird names in America and Britain
« on: June 05, 2020, 08:51:43 PM »
Lynne Murphy's blog Separated by a Common Language recently had a discussion of the differences between the UK and US in the names of garden birds and bird-related language. Some forumites will probably find it interesting. It's here.
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Re: Bird names in America and Britain
« Reply #1 on: Yesterday at 01:36:41 AM »
It mentions Aussies too. I have to say that parakeet-smuggler doesn't have quite the same ring as budgie-smuggler.  :laugh: