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09/18/13 Grif.Net – Birds of a Feather

09/18/13 Grif.Net – Birds of a Feather

“Birds of a feather flock together”. This expression surfaced in 1545 in an
English translation of Plato’s ‘Republic’ – “Byrdes of on kynde and color
flok and flye allwayes together.”

Okay, enough history. Here is a quiz about FLOCKS OF BIRDS. I will LIST
various types of birds and you simply MATCH them to the noun used to
describe a “flock” of that time of bird. Simple.

Example: Partridges would match with “Covey”

1. Crows
2. Geese
3. Hawks
4. Herons
5. Hummingbirds
6. Magpies
7. Peacocks
8. Pelicans
9. Pheasants
10. Quail
11. Ravens
12. Snipe
13. Starlings
14. Swallows
15. Teal

A. Bevy
B. Bouquet
C. Cast
D. Charm
E. Conspiracy
F. Flight
G. Gaggle
H. Murder
I. Murmuring
J. Muster
K. Siege
L. Spring
M. Squadron
N. Tiding
O. Wisp

[ANSWERS TOMORROW]

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Dr Bob Griffin
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