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For The Birds: My complaint about the disrespect with which humans refer to birds
Posted by Jeorge, Aug 16, 2008. 1754 views. ID = 1601

For The Birds

Posted by Jeorge, Aug 16, 2008. 1754 views. ID = 1601
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Does it bother anyone else how utterly disrespectful humans are toward birds? If you don't like something, you say it's for the birds. If you don't like someone, you might say they're a turkey. And if you think they're stupid, you either say they're a bird-brain, or they're a dodo. And let's not forget, when someone is particularly crazy in their behavior, we say that they're cuckoo!

Gossip? A little bird told me.

Getting a job done efficiently? Killing two birds with one stone.


A picky eater? They eat like a bird. Though I must admit, I'd like to see a picky eater chowing down on earthworms!

Someone who lives in anticipation of the misfortune of others? A vulture.

And I'd just like to say, the next time I'm driving down the road and someone cuts me off and then flips the bird, I think I'm going to have a cow.

No offense to all you bovines out there.

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Comments


Hannah
Aug 18, 2008
ROFL.
   ~Posted by Hannah, Aug 18, 2008

Jessablue
Feb 23, 2009
Lol, so true. But after having parakeets for four years, I don't mind being disrespectful towards birds.
   ~Posted by Jessablue, Feb 23, 2009



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