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24th Jan 2006, 16:45   | tags:,,,

Joe says:

ooo game!

24th Jan 2006, 16:54

OJ says:

Deadly serious as far as they're concerned Joe ;-)

Does anyone know why pheasants always come in braces (pairs, not trouser holders) by the way?

24th Jan 2006, 17:43

melissaamy says:

probably because there is not enough for two to eat off one bird...

29th Jan 2006, 22:28

OJ says:

Sounds logical melissaamy. Having seen the unplucked version I doubt I'll ever be eating Pheasant. Am rapidly going off dead things (apart from fish, ahem).

On the bright side, it has reminded me of a very good Burns poem/song about shooting

From Now Westlin Winds

"Thus ev'ry kind their pleasure find,
The savage and the tender;
Some social join, and leagues combine;
Some solitary wander:
Avaunt, away! the cruel sway,
Tyrannic man's dominion;
The Sportsman's joy, the murd'ring cry,
The flutt'ring, gory pinion!"

30th Jan 2006, 10:05

melissaamy says:

Burns, is he the famous Scot poet?

2nd Feb 2006, 05:31

OJ says:

Yes, that's him.

*Note to self*: stop thinking out loud about poetry....

2nd Feb 2006, 10:21

melissaamy says:

I just saw a show on PBS here about him, it was Scotland Today or something.
They cooked haggis and visited his home and grave.
That was, sadly, the firstt ime I ever heard of his name, but I have heard his poems in passing!

3rd Feb 2006, 01:28

OJ says:

There is a whole nostalgia/heritage industsry around Burns melissaamy - he's seen as Scotland's national poet.

I'm no expert - this poem (which I know as a song) just sprang to mind because it's about game shooting - and courting in fact.

3rd Feb 2006, 11:28