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    UK Emus running amok, seemingly

    We're going to need a bigger bird table: Police capture runaway EMU in village garden after fleeing bullying 'mob'
    Fugitive bird was found roaming around Combe Florey, near Taunton
    A resident kept it in his garden overnight until the owners could arrive
    Last month another Emu went on the run in north Devon before being caught in the back of a police car

    More at link (Daily Mail, where else?)

    "The flightless bird was first spotted running through Combe Florey, near Taunton, Somerset, by members of a local sewing circle and stunned residents watched as it waddled through the village's streets."
    England's dancing days are done...

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    It was come from Ipswich and was headed for Cornwall!

    http://www.websleuths.com/forums/sho...&highlight=emu

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    Stranger is they have a local sewing circle.

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    I wonder if if it includes emubroidery????





    (sorry)
    England's dancing days are done...

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    He explained to bemused locals the bird had done a runner because has being picked on by a griup of emus on the farm, known as a mob.

    Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/arti...#ixzz2FJTdFtTr
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    Is that the proper collective noun, a mob of emus? Or are these particular ones just gangsters?

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    A good collective noun here might be "a stammer of emus."

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    Oh steeeeeely . . .
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    Quote Originally Posted by tlcox View Post
    Oh steeeeeely . . .
    Just PM'd SD. Patron saint of All Things Emu has been notified.

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    Quote Originally Posted by wfgodot View Post
    Just PM'd SD. Patron saint of All Things Emu has been notified.
    Thank you! He's got some 'splainin' to do!

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    Quote Originally Posted by badhorsie View Post
    I wonder if if it includes emubroidery????





    (sorry)


    Shouldn't this be in the "Bullying" forum?


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    Quote Originally Posted by Filly View Post
    Stranger is they have a local sewing circle.
    Emus have a sewing circle?

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    Quote Originally Posted by TrackerSam View Post
    Emus have a sewing circle?
    Sew what's the problem with that!

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    Thanks, wfgodot!

    Remember a few years back when I won the Emu Ranch?? Wait, maybe that was HamsterDance...such fine memories....

    Thank if you miss Steely!




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