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Re: A bewilderment of birds

Posted by R. Berg on March 12, 2009 at 17:44

In Reply to: A bewilderment of birds posted by Robert Wykes on March 12, 2009 at 08:57:

: The American poet Howard Nemerov used the phrase "a bewilderment of birds". Is that a common phrase, or is it original with him?

Not common in the U.S. I've never seen it in decades of reading. ~rb