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Thread #42119 Message #611114
Posted By: Mr Red
16-Dec-01 - 03:13 PM
Thread Name: WHY 4 & 20 Blackbirds baked in a pie?
Subject: RE: WHY 4 & 20 Blackbirds baked in a pie?
Rolfyboy6 I think you got it smack on target. I knew the Jack Horner explanation but never realised it was the same politco-satirical reference in "blackbirds". aren't quails' eggs a delicay, and the quails come to that.