Catlady, Have a look at this; scroll down through the entire page:
encyclopedia.thefreedictionary.com/Illegitimi non carborundum
In reply to Catlady:
Catlady said:Mmm that is an interesting word, real or am I missing something?!
I was using the polite form, natch.
In reply to Korky:
Oh I see now, never heard that before, glad you were being polite Korky!
Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.
Just keeping the thread up there.
(c) RSPB Loch Garten
Bit of a Titfest going on at the moment!
Korky said:Nice to see you back Mary. Nil carborundum.
Well Korky I have never heard of this saying, but I absolutely "love it" ha ha....
Well Done on capturing the Cresties, I have yet to see one on the LG feeder, but do hark back to a photo I have posted before of having the great pleasure of having them feed from my hand in Switzerland.
Taken a while ago, so quality not very good I am afraid
EJ's Memorial Balgavies Loch Ospreys 2021
In reply to MaryGK:
MaryGK said:Well Done on capturing the Cresties, I have yet to see one on the LG feeder, but do hark back to a photo I have posted before of having the great pleasure of having them feed from my hand in Switzerland.
Wow! That's amazing Mary. So lucky. Photos are great! They are such flighty birds I'd never have imagined they'd feed from your hand. Must try that up at LG this year......(I've only ever seen them on the webcam)
Korky despite visiting Loch Garten many many times since 2011 I have yet to see a Crested Tit there. Not for the want of looking for them.
That must have been a real Wow moment Mary, having the cresties feed from your hand, magic.
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