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    Bird of Wound

    Do you know what "bird of wound" means? I have no _ slightest idea. (L.)
    «И всё, что сейчас происходит внутре — тоже является частью вселенной».

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    Never heard of it. It doesn't even seem to make any sense. What was the context?

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    Tyom you don't know what does the bird of wound mean? Something similar with the famous God's Fish, I trust.
    Я так думаю.

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    Its probly british. Nothing they say makes sense. There's a pub here called "Bird in hand". Wtf?
    Вот это да, я так люблю себя. И сегодня я люблю себя, ещё больше чем вчера, а завтра я буду любить себя to ещё больше чем сегодня. Тем что происходит,я вполне доволен!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dogboy182
    Its probly british. Nothing they say makes sense. There's a pub here called "Bird in hand". Wtf?
    A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush.
    Лучше синица в руках, чем журавль в небе.

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    или из той же песни что и "серая птица печали" (с)
    The bear looked at the car, and reflections of fire danced in his eyes. He knew what to do.

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    It was the word that my friend heard. I do not know the context. There is also song "Bird of Wounds" by Paul Mauriat.

    P.S. Thank you for corrections, Lampada.
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    There is a Bird in Hand boozer in "my neck of the woods" too. Meaning, it might be crap, but it's here and so better than two nicer places further away and so, out of reach.
    Bird of wounds isn't a mistranslation of bird of prey is it? I have never heard of such a phrase in "the Queen's" English.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rtyom
    ...P.S. Thank you for corrections, Lampada.
    You are welcome.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dave T
    There is a Bird in Hand boozer in "my neck of the woods" too. Meaning, it might be cr@p, but it's here and so better than two nicer places further away and so, out of reach.
    Bird of wounds isn't a mistranslation of bird of prey is it? I have never heard of such a phrase in "the Queen's" English.
    where you is???
    Вот это да, я так люблю себя. И сегодня я люблю себя, ещё больше чем вчера, а завтра я буду любить себя to ещё больше чем сегодня. Тем что происходит,я вполне доволен!

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    What??? You've never heard of the Bird of Wounds? The most vicious and vile predator of urban skies? A zoologist friend of my 7th wife has written a scientific paper on its droppings.
    Show yourself - destroy our fears - release your mask

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    Quote Originally Posted by VendingMachine
    What??? You've never heard of the Bird of Wounds? The most vicious and vile predator of urban skies? A zoologist friend of my 7th wife has written a scientific paper on its droppings.
    Ahhh. Now I remember! You refer to "Going Through the Motions" by I.P. Knightly - seminal work on urban guano in the 80s I think. In that case I think it is known as the Oomegoolis (bird) from the Latin for short legs.
    Dogboy182, I is in N'pton UK. Last drunk in that hostelry in 1979. Not the best pint in the Midlands. Interesting clientele. Bit like the space bar in the first Star Wars movie.

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    AHhh i be in mildenhall. I wonder if they tell the same story at your bird in hand as they tell in ours. I personally think its BS.
    Вот это да, я так люблю себя. И сегодня я люблю себя, ещё больше чем вчера, а завтра я буду любить себя to ещё больше чем сегодня. Тем что происходит,я вполне доволен!

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    A bird of wounds could mean a remarkable person, woman or girl who has or is suffering from long term emotional or psychological injuries.
    bird n. . . .
    5. Slang. A person, especially one who is odd or remarkable: a sly old bird.
    6. Chiefly British Slang. A young woman.
    http://www.answers.com/topic/bird
    bird noun . . .
    2. (slang) A person.
    - He’s an odd bird.
    3. (slang) A woman considered sexually attractive, as used by a man.
    - Who’s that bird?
    4. (Ireland, slang) Girlfriend.
    - Anto went out with his bird last night.
    http://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/bird
    wound (plural wounds) noun . . .
    2. emotional injury: a lasting emotional or psychological injury
    - still recovering from the wounds of a bitter divorce
    Encarta(R) World English Dictionary [North American Edition] (2007) http://encarta.msn.com/dictionary_/wound.html

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dave T
    Quote Originally Posted by VendingMachine
    What??? You've never heard of the Bird of Wounds? The most vicious and vile predator of urban skies? A zoologist friend of my 7th wife has written a scientific paper on its droppings.
    Ahhh. Now I remember! You refer to "Going Through the Motions" by I.P. Knightly - seminal work on urban guano in the 80s I think. In that case I think it is known as the Oomegoolis (bird) from the Latin for short legs.
    I am about to believe that!
    Я так думаю.

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    OK, bored out of my mind, I Googled "bird of wound"
    This forum topic came up...

    Ken Watts has the best plausible theory

    I think they live by water and hunt God's Fish though...
    I'm easily amused late at night...

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    All right. Thank you all for comments.
    «И всё, что сейчас происходит внутре — тоже является частью вселенной».

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dave T
    Quote Originally Posted by VendingMachine
    What??? You've never heard of the Bird of Wounds? The most vicious and vile predator of urban skies? A zoologist friend of my 7th wife has written a scientific paper on its droppings.
    Ahhh. Now I remember! You refer to "Going Through the Motions" by I.P. Knightly - seminal work on urban guano in the 80s I think. In that case I think it is known as the Oomegoolis (bird) from the Latin for short legs.
    Dogboy182, I is in N'pton UK. Last drunk in that hostelry in 1979. Not the best pint in the Midlands. Interesting clientele. Bit like the space bar in the first Star Wars movie.
    Are you sure you're not mistaking it for this other bird, for which the Latin name is krounum jualis?
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    Quote Originally Posted by capecoddah
    I think they live by water and hunt God's Fish though...
    I told you! I knew I was right!
    Я так думаю.

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