Date: 1/2/18 1:50 pm
From: Shaun Chandler <shaunrchandler...>
Subject: Re: [ia-bird] Let's use words gooder this year (no siting)
Thanks for taking it out of contents Paul!
It's Shaun, not Shawn 😉


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> On Jan 2, 2018, at 3:32 PM, Paul Roisen <roisenp1950...> wrote:
>
> Shawn,
>
> Though I do not enjoy Bill's annual reminders, we do recognize that newer birders do not always understand our lingo. Additionally, correct English and naming of birds is important.
>
> Your response, written to the entire IOU listserve, does seem to confirm that your are one of the sophomoric entities that he is referring to.
>
> If you wish to criticize someone you disagree with then at least do it in a private way. I think you owe Bill a public apology.
>
> Good Bless and good birding to you, Shaun.
>
>
>
> Paul O. Roisen
> Woodbury County, IA
> Mobile 712-301-2817
>
>> On Tue, Jan 2, 2018 at 1:12 PM, Shaun Chandler <shaunrchandler...> wrote:
>> Please tell me you are just joking?
>>
>> Shaun Chandler
>> Carroll
>>
>> Sent from my Verizon Wireless iPhone
>>
>>> 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
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
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>>>
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>>>
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