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Re: fat birdies


Oh thank you, Maria!

on 01/25/2003 9:37 PM, Maria Olshin at marolsh@ptd.net wrote:

> Oh Yes, Tom Lehrer!
> 
> "...Your pulse will be quickenin'
> With each drop of strychnine
> That poisons a pigeon
> --it just takes a smidgeon--
> to poson a pigeon in the park!"
> 
>> From: Janet  Laytham <jw.laytham@worldnet.att.net>
>> Reply-To: gardenchat@hort.net
>> Date: Sat, 25 Jan 2003 21:31:04 -0500
>> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
>> Subject: Re: [CHAT] fat birdies
>> 
>> and those of us who are older and perhaps from the northeast recall a
>> Harvard professor who wrote satiric songs, like the little old man who
>> enjoys "Poisoning Pigeons in the Park".
>> Janet
>> 
>> 
>> on 01/25/2003 12:37 PM, cathy carpenter at cathyc@rnet.com wrote:
>> 
>>> As you all know, pigeons are close relatives of doves, and the bain of
>>> urban areas. When I lived in Honolulu, they were a fixture in the city
>>> parks. A local comic, did a skit around a favorite grilled chicken
>>> recipe (huli-huli chicken - recipe on request) where "huli-huli pigeon"
>>> was the featured entree.
>>> Cathy, z5b, west central IL, in the 20s and loving it!
>>> On Friday, January 24, 2003, at 06:27 PM, Cersgarden@aol.com wrote:
>>> 
>>>> Pam, doves are groupies.  They sit on our deck railings all day in this
>>>> weather making a nasty mess.  In the summer they flock into my veggie
>>>> garden
>>>> and when I go to enter the garden (which is fenced) they flap their
>>>> wings
>>>> trying to fly but are so heavy they can not get into flight thus
>>>> tearing up
>>>> my plants.  I have walked into the water garden area and all 12 of them
>>>> will
>>>> be in the water garden and it is just a small pond.  This is not a
>>>> favorite
>>>> bird of mine but I do plant my garden to attract birds.  However,  I
>>>> want to
>>>> decide who gets to play in my garden!  Okay, this is a sad story and I
>>>> know
>>>> what you are all going to say.
>>>> Ceres
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