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Bird in the hand

Posted by James Briggs on August 02, 2000

In Reply to: Bird in the hand posted by Mehgen Delaney on August 02, 2000

: What is the meaning of the phrase: " A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush."

A certainty (ie a bird in the hand) is better than a gamble (ie hoping to catch one of two in a bush)