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Re: Birds...

Posted by ESC on September 07, 2005

In Reply to: Birds... posted by Tashi Gore on September 07, 2005

: Hi. Does any one know anything about the origins of why in old sayings women are often refered to as bird's e.g. 'mother hen' 'hen party' 'Ducky' 'Chicken' etc....? Or where I could get some info from?

Well, I don't know. But back in the old days, my mother and grandmother's day, women came together to work and socialize. They flocked together like hens. No offense intended.