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  • All around Robin Hood's barn
  • All my eye and Betty Martin
  • All your base are belong to us ( broken English phrase used in the video game Zero Wing )
  • An albatross round his neck ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • And Your Bird Can Sing ( Beatles song )
  • Arse over tit
  • As bald as a coot ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • As cold as a witch's tit
  • As dead as a dodo ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • As free as a bird
  • As happy as a lark
  • As high as a kite
  • As light as a feather
  • As loose as a goose
  • As mad as a wet hen
  • As naked as a jaybird
  • As proud as a peacock
  • As scarce as hen's teeth
  • As sick as a parrot
  • As the crow flies ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • As tight as a duck's arse
  • As useless as tits on a boar
  • As wise as an owl
  • Attila The Hen ( Nickname of Margaret Thatcher )
  • Bad egg ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • Batman and Robin ( Nickname of baseball players Mike Piazza and Robin Ventura )
  • Beautiful downtown Burbank ( A catchphrase from Rowan And Martin's Laugh In )
  • Being For The Benefit Of Mr. Kite! ( The Beatles song )
  • Better an egg today than a hen tomorrow
  • Big Bird ( Nickname of Joel Garner - Barbados and West Indies cricketer )
  • Bird Man ( Nickname of basketball player Chris Andersen )
  • Bird brained
  • Bird dog
  • Bird of passage
  • Bird's eye view
  • Birdman Of Alcatraz ( Burt Lancaster movie )
  • Birds do it, bees do it, even educated fleas do it
  • Birds of a Feather ( BBC comedy television series )
  • Birds of a feather flock together ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • Bitter pill to swallow
  • Black Hawk Down ( Ewan McGregor movie )
  • Blue Jay Way ( Beatles song )
  • Blue sky thinking
  • Booby prize ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • Booby trap ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • Bright Lights, Big City ( Jay Mcinerney book )
  • Budgie smuggler
  • Butter and egg man
  • Buy a bucket of chicken and have a barrel of fun ( Kentucky Fried Chicken advertising slogan )
  • Buzzard meat
  • Can you tell Stork from butter? ( Stork Margarine advertising slogan )
  • Charm the birds out of the trees
  • Cheaper By The Dozen ( Steve Martin movie )
  • Chick flick ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • Chick lit
  • Chick magnet
  • Chicken Legs ( Nickname of Marcy Rhodes ( Amanda Bearse ) )
  • Chicken Man ( Nickname of baseball player Wade Boggs )
  • Chicken capital, USA ( Kentucky Fried Chicken advertising slogan )
  • Chicken feed
  • Chicken in a basket
  • Chicken out
  • Chirpy Chirpy Cheep Cheep ( Middle of the Road song )
  • Choke the chicken
  • Clay pigeon
  • Cloud cuckoo land ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • Cock and bull story ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • Cold Turkey ( John Lennon song ) ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • Cold turkey ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • Columbus egg
  • Come home to Birds Eye Country ( Birds Eye Frozen Foods advertising slogan )
  • Cook your goose
  • Corn and cluck for a buck ( Kentucky Fried Chicken advertising slogan )
  • Cuckoo for Coco Pops ( Coco Pops advertising slogan )
  • Culture vulture
  • Curate's egg ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid ( Steve Martin movie )
  • Dead duck
  • Do bird
  • Don't get your tits in the wringer
  • Down came a blackbird and pecked off her nose ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Duck Soup ( Marx Brothers movie )
  • Duck squeezer
  • Duck the question
  • Eagle eyed
  • Eagle freak
  • Early bird
  • Eat crow
  • Eat like a bird
  • Eddie The Eagle ( Nickname of Eddie Edwards )
  • Egg and spoon race
  • Egg on
  • Egg on your face
  • Eleven secret herbs and spices ( claim made for the recipe of Kentucky Fried Chicken )
  • Empty nest syndrome
  • Excuse me ( A catchphrase from Steve Martin )
  • F*ck a duck
  • Fast food and good for you ( Egg Marketing Board advertising slogan )
  • Father Of The Bride ( Steve Martin movie )
  • Feather in your cap
  • Feather your nest
  • Finger-lickin' good ( Kentucky Fried Chicken advertising slogan )
  • Five for silver ( Magpie nursery rhyme )
  • Flip someone the bird
  • Flip the bird
  • Fly a kite
  • Fly the nest
  • For the benefit of Mr.Kite there will be a show tonight on trampoline ( Beatles song lyric )
  • For the birds
  • Four calling birds ( line from A Partridge In A Pear Tree )
  • Four for a boy ( Magpie nursery rhyme )
  • Free As A Bird ( Beatles song )
  • Fully fledged
  • Gaggle of geese
  • Game bird
  • Get out of jail free
  • Get out of jail free card ( a means of avoiding justice - from the eponymous card in the Monopoly boardgame )
  • Go directly to jail, do not pass go
  • Go fly a kite
  • Go suck an egg
  • Go to work on an egg ( British Egg Marketing Board advertising slogan )
  • Gone tits up
  • Good egg
  • Gutter snipe
  • Happiness is egg shaped ( British Egg Marketing Board advertising slogan )
  • Hard to swallow
  • Hark, hark! the lark at heaven's gate sings
  • Have a bird
  • Headless chicken
  • Hen party
  • Here comes de judge ( A catchphrase from Rowan and Martin's Laugh In )
  • Honey, I just forgot to duck
  • I Can Help ( Billy Swan song )
  • I Knew You Were Trouble ( Taylor Swift song )
  • I Think I Love You ( The Partridge Family song )
  • I didn't get where I am today ( A catchphrase from Martin Clunes In Reggie Perrin )
  • If it looks like a duck and it quacks like a duck, it probably is a duck
  • If the sky falls we shall catch larks
  • If you want Kentucky Fried Chicken, you have to visit me ( Kentucky Fried Chicken advertising slogan )
  • In full feather
  • In the catbird seat ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • Is it a bird, is it a plane, no it's Superman? ( A catchphrase from Superman )
  • It takes a tough man to make a tender chicken ( Perdue Farms advertising slogan )
  • It's the early bird that gets the worm
  • Jail bait
  • Jail bird
  • Jonnies out of jail
  • Juno and the Paycock ( play by Sean O'Casey )
  • Kid n' Play ( Nickname of Kevin Martin )
  • Kill the goose that lays the golden egg
  • Kill two birds with one stone
  • Killing the goose that lays the golden eggs
  • Kite marked
  • Knee high to a duck
  • L A Story ( Steve Martin movie )
  • Lame duck
  • Lark about
  • Larry Legend ( Nickname of Larry Bird )
  • Last one there is a rotten egg
  • Lay an egg
  • Leave the nest
  • Left wing
  • Legal eagle
  • Let It Snow ( Sammy Cahn song recorded by Sinatra and Dean Martin )
  • Like a chicken with its head cut off
  • Like a duck to water
  • Like shit through a goose
  • Like water off a duck's back
  • Little Robin Red breast sat upon a tree ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Livin' la Vida Loca ( Ricky Martin song )
  • Look that up in your Funk and Wagnalls! ( A catchphrase from Rowan And Martin's Laugh-In )
  • Lord love a duck
  • Love Story ( Taylor Swift song )
  • Love nest
  • Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds ( Beatles song )
  • Making the sky the best place on Earth ( Air France advertising slogan )
  • March Of The Penguins ( Morgan Freeman movie )
  • Mare's nest
  • Mother hen
  • My Own Private Idaho ( River Phoenix movie )
  • Nest egg
  • Night owl
  • No spring chicken
  • Nobody does chicken like KFC ( Kentucky Fried Chicken advertising slogan )
  • Norwegian Wood - This Bird Has Flown ( Beatles song )
  • Nothing succeeds like a parrot with no teeth
  • On a wing and a prayer
  • On you like a chicken on a junebug
  • One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest ( Jack Nicholson movie )
  • One for sorrow ( Magpie nursery rhyme )
  • One ringy-dingy...two ringy-dingies ( A catchphrase from Ernestine In Rowan and Martin's Laugh-In )
  • One swallow doesn't make a summer
  • Our feathered friends
  • Out for a duck
  • Out of the clear blue sky
  • P.P.Pick up a Penguin ( United Biscuits advertising slogan )
  • Papa Bear Colonel ( Nickname of Robert Hogan ( Bob Crane ) )
  • Parrot fashion
  • Pecking order
  • Penguin suit
  • Phoenix Nights ( BBC comedy television series )
  • Phoenix from the flames
  • Pie in the sky
  • Play chicken
  • Put the cat amongst the pigeons
  • Quoth the raven
  • Rare bird
  • Real goodness from Kentucky Fried Chicken ( Kentucky Fried Chicken advertising slogan )
  • Red Army Fraction ( German left wing terrorist group also call Red Army Faction )
  • Red sky at night shepherds delight
  • Red sky in the morning, shepherds warning
  • Right wing
  • Rise like a Phoenix from the ashes
  • Robin Hood - Men In Tights ( Mel Brooks movie )
  • Robin Prince Of Thieves ( Kevin Costner movie )
  • Round Robin
  • Rubber chicken ( poor quality or overcooked chicken )
  • Rubber chicken curcuit ( a speaking or fundraising event at which poor quality meat is served )
  • Rubber duck ( a floating bath toy )
  • Say goodnight Dick ( A catchphrase from Rowan and Martin's Laugh In )
  • Seven for a secret, never to be told ( Magpie nursery rhyme )
  • Shoot a birdie ( score one under par in a golf shot )
  • Show the white feather
  • Sing like a bird
  • Singing like a duck
  • Sitting duck
  • Six for gold ( Magpie nursery rhyme )
  • Six geese a-laying ( line from A Partridge In A Pear Tree )
  • Sky blue
  • Sky high
  • Smokers are requested to use Swan Vestas ( Swan Vesta matches advertising slogan )
  • Sock it to me ( A catchphrase from Rowan and Martin's Laugh In )
  • Sod this for a lark
  • Something to crow about
  • Sparrow fart ( jokey term for the early morning )
  • Stir up a hornet's nest
  • Stir up an ant's nest
  • Stool pigeon
  • Strictly for the birds
  • Swallow the dictionary
  • Swallow your own smoke
  • Swan song
  • Sweet as the moment when the pod went 'pop' ( Birds Eye Peas advertising slogan )
  • Swift half
  • Take under your wing
  • Talk turkey
  • Texas turkey
  • That bird has flown
  • The Basketball Jesus ( Nickname of Larry Bird )
  • The Big Dipper ( Nickname of Wilt Chamberlain )
  • The Bird Man of Alcatraz ( Nickname of Robert Stroud )
  • The Biscuit ( Nickname of John Cage ( Peter MacNicol ) )
  • The Black Falcon ( Nickname of Prince Baccarratti ( Bela Kovacs ) )
  • The Blue Mosque ( tourist attraction in Turkey )
  • The Boy Wonder ( Nickname of Robin )
  • The Buzzard State ( Nickname of the US state of Georgia )
  • The Chicken ( Nickname of Ted Giannoulas mascot )
  • The Eagle has landed
  • The Falcon ( Pseudonym of Mike Waring ( Charles McGraw ) )
  • The Fifth Beatle ( Nickname of Sir George Martin )
  • The Great Bird of the Galaxy ( Nickname of writer Gene Roddenberry )
  • The Grey Eagle ( Nickname of Tris Speaker )
  • The Hawk ( Nickname of Aaron Pryor )
  • The Hawk ( Nickname of Andre Dawson and Ken Harrelson )
  • The Hick from French Lick ( Nickname of Larry Bird )
  • The Hornet's Nest ( Nickname of Charlotte North Carolina )
  • The Lady of The Lamp ( Nickname of Florence Nightingale )
  • The Little Sparrow ( Nickname of Edith Piaf )
  • The Liver Birds ( BBC comedy television series )
  • The Mad Stork ( Nickname of Ted Hendricks )
  • The Maltese Falcon ( Humphrey Bogart movie )
  • The Man With Two Brains ( Steve Martin movie )
  • The Owl Without a Vowel ( Nickname of Bill Mlkvy )
  • The Owl and the Pussycat went to sea in a beautiful pea-green boat ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • The Phoenix ( Nickname of Lynn Massachusetts )
  • The Rat Pack ( Nickname of entertainers Dean Martin Sammy Davis Jr Peter Lawford Joey Bishop and Frank Sinatra )
  • The Sick Man of Europe ( Nickname of Turkey )
  • The Swan of Avon ( Nickname of William Shakespeare )
  • The Swedish Nightingale ( Nickname of Jenny Lind )
  • The Thorn Birds ( Colleen McCollough book )
  • The Valley Of The Sun ( Nickname of Phoenix Arizona )
  • The Wild Geese ( Richard Harris / Roger Moore movie )
  • The Wild Horse of the Osage ( Nickname of Pepper Martin )
  • The bird has flown
  • The birds and the bees
  • The cat that swallowed the canary
  • The early bird catches the worm
  • The eye in the sky
  • The glorious twelfth ( of August - the start of the British grouse shooting season )
  • The last turkey in the shop
  • The race is not to the swift, nor the battle to the strong ( quotation from the Bible - Ecclesiastes
  • The sky's the limit
  • The smoker's match ( Swan Vesta matches advertising slogan )
  • They're waffly versatile ( Bird's Eye Potato Waffles advertising slogan )
  • Three for a girl ( Magpie nursery rhyme )
  • Tit for tat
  • Tits up
  • To Kill A Mockingbird ( Gregory Peck movie )
  • Tough pill to swallow
  • Turkey shoot
  • Turn geese into swans
  • Two for joy ( Magpie nursery rhyme )
  • Two little dicky birds sitting on a wall, one named Peter, one named Paul ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Unique in All the World ( Ford Thunderbird advertising slogan )
  • Up above the world so high , like a diamond in the sky ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Up with the lark
  • Use matches sparingly ( Swan Vesta matches advertising slogan )
  • Very interesting, but stupid ( A catchphrase from Rowan and Martin's Laugh In )
  • Vulture capitalist
  • War eagle ( the golden eagle - used by Native Americans to make headdresses )
  • Was there a lion on your egg this morning? ( British Egg Marketing Board advertising slogan )
  • Watch the birdy
  • Watch you like a hawk
  • We do chicken right ( Kentucky Fried Chicken advertising slogan )
  • We're the one ( Sky Television advertising slogan )
  • Wet your beak
  • What a refreshing change ( Woodpecker cider advertising slogan )
  • What colour is the sky in your world?
  • What's sauce for the goose is sauce for the gander
  • When your shoes shine, so do you ( Kiwi Shoe Polish advertising slogan )
  • Which came first the chicken or the egg?
  • Who killed Cock Robin ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Who rattled your cage?
  • Who's a pretty boy then?
  • Why did the chicken cross the road?
  • Wild goose chase
  • Wing it
  • Won't make a pom tiddly ( Swan Light advertising slogan )
  • Wouldn't say boo to a goose
  • You bet your sweet bippy ( A catchphrase from Rowan and Martin's Laugh In )
  • You can rely on the lion ( British Egg Marketing Board advertising slogan )
  • You could have knocked me down with a feather
  • Your goose is cooked

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