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Congress Is For the Birds

Bird watchers in Buffalo are all a-flutter over the rare sightings a Brown Booby, a gull-like tropical diving bird normally found along the coasts of Central America. So?
Well, as The Buffalo News tells us, birders' websites say it was first called a “booby” because it was not very intelligent and did not fear The People, who found them very easy to catch.
Also, when found in large groups, Boobies are referred to as a “Congress.”


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