Date: 1/2/18 11:12 am From: Shaun Chandler <shaunrchandler...> Subject: Re: [ia-bird] Let's use words gooder this year (no siting)
Please tell me you are just joking?
Shaun Chandler Carroll
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> On Jan 2, 2018, at 1:04 PM, drbeel <drbeel...> wrote: > > Birders, 2017 saw a number of misused and misspelled words creep into posts to the IOU listserve, so let's all strive to correct some of these common errors: > > Wigeon, not Widgeon > Kestrel, not Kestral > Siskin, not Sisken > Shoveler, not Shovellor > Downy, not Downey > Canada, not Canadian (Geese) > Sandhill, not Sandhills (Cranes) > sighting, not siting > morph, not phase > > And that most hackneyed of non-words, > the regrettable "shorbs". Golly, the mere addition of four letters converts this sophomoric jumble into the accurate and wholly understandable "shorebirds". > > Respectfully, > Bill Scheible > Cedar Rapids > > > > > > > > > > Sent from my Verizon, Samsung Galaxy smartphone > -- > You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "IA-BIRD" group. > To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to ia-bird+<unsubscribe...> > To post to this group, send email to <ia-bird...> > Visit this group at https://groups.google.com/group/ia-bird. > To view this discussion on the web visit https://groups.google.com/d/msgid/ia-bird/d31d085930b3c0126f46f8d6b671360b%40njtocomv01. > For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/d/optout.