[Sca-cooks] A Question
Kathleen A Roberts
karobert at unm.edu
Wed Dec 23 10:04:10 PST 2009
On Wed, 23 Dec 2009 13:00:50 -0500
Elise Fleming <alysk at ix.netcom.com> wrote:
> Helen asked:
> > And what the heck is a Calling Bird?
> Some sources say that "calling" is a mistaken word for
>"colly", meaning dark or black. Hence, a blackbird.
> People don't always know the old words and use a word
>that sounds similar.
funny, i was thinking blackbirds as "cawing" being morphed
into calling. baked in a pie, of course. ;)
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