The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #54386   Message #845284
Posted By: Ebbie
11-Dec-02 - 01:13 PM
Thread Name: BS: Birdwatching
Subject: RE: BS: Birdwatching
I wondered too, Guest/Don. In horse talk, a 'twitch' is a come-along, a cord tied around the muzzle- a fairly inhumane method of persuasion, but justified, I suppose, in times of emergency. That meaning seems the wrong one in this context!