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Bird brain

By stevebidmead
Iím fed up with posting flower shots so heres something different for the weekend.

I was on an underground train the other day and I overheard two girls talking and one told the other she was a bird brain. Now thatís an expression I havenít heard for years and it got me thinking as to where the expression originated. This is the result.

It will certainly teach me not to listen to other peopleís conversations in future.

Tags: General Digitally manipulated Humour and fun

Voters: Badgerfred, jarendell, watchart and 34 more

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16 Jun 2007 8:13AM
I like it, very amusing,

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travis04 12 10
16 Jun 2007 8:29AM
Impressive! How long did that take?! Love it! Well done!
brayzo 9 England
16 Jun 2007 9:01AM
Nice work.

User_Removed 12 16 1 United Kingdom
16 Jun 2007 9:03AM
good stuff
cameracat 12 8.6k 61 Norfolk Island
16 Jun 2007 9:19AM
Superb production, Just love it Smile

Not entirely sure where the saying originated, But it might have something to do with birds having small brains compared to other species.

digipix76 9 577 England
16 Jun 2007 9:38AM
Stunning work again Steve.

MandyS 10 9 United Kingdom
16 Jun 2007 9:48AM
What a fun picture, extremly creative with a real good play on words.
No idea where this expression came or originated from, like I would love to know where the expression 'bee's knees' comes from as I think it could suit my thoughts about this image of yours.
~ Mandy ~
davidbailie 13 457 7 United Kingdom
16 Jun 2007 11:17AM
LIke this - good craftsmanship - also the 'plastic' pose is perfectly suited

Herge88 Plus
9 40 4 England
16 Jun 2007 11:20AM
Looks like the Rock to me, very well put together.

Best Matt
RobinF 10 83 1 England
16 Jun 2007 12:23PM
Superb creative work - and a great idea for visualising 'bird-brain'! - kind regards Robin
Paree 11 616 3
16 Jun 2007 1:50PM
wooow how wonderful this is,
I learned a new word yesterday from 2 nine year olds, apparently emo people, are the ones who are emotional, apparently her friends mate was an emo,
you learn something everyday
Paree 11 616 3
16 Jun 2007 1:51PM
now I've just looked at your portfolio, I see that this is very different from your usual,
you have done exceptionally well pareen
Thanks for all your clicks and comments. In answer to your question Travis, about 4hrs Start to finish.

magicbox 10 1 United Kingdom
17 Jun 2007 12:14AM
Great work
ChristineL 11 39 United Kingdom
17 Jun 2007 8:01AM
excellent, don't know how you did it, but it's great,
sandrish 12 36 United Kingdom
17 Jun 2007 8:46AM
Interesting and unusual image. You must have lots of patience - well done.

celestun 12 29 14 United Kingdom
17 Jun 2007 1:22PM
What an extraordinary and brilliantly conceived shot! Outstanding and mildly disturbing!

Well done!

Mounters 9 85 2 England
17 Jun 2007 2:16PM
Totally amazing, fantastic. Well done
17 Jun 2007 9:00PM
Very surreal, nice image, congrats on the RC.

dionne 12 29 United Kingdom
20 Jun 2007 3:21PM
This is really excellent! Love to know how you did it but likely you are not about to tell me!!
Kim Walton 13 145 30 United Kingdom
6 Jul 2007 11:56AM
You have a talant for these,BIG click.
First class image. Fantastic.


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