Tuesday, July 1, 2008

Wordless Wednesday: "Who in the bleep made me the symbol of that frickin' Empire?"



photo taken at Niabi Zoo, Quad Cities (IL)

9 comments:

D.K. Raed said...

LOL! .... or ... "be sure to cover your head with that thing you call a constitution as you walk under my branch" ...

dada said...

Oh, it was probably a bunch of turkeys that did it.

Border Explorer said...

You two are TOO funny!

Robert Rouse said...

It's too bad they didn't listen to Ben Franklin. He chose the turkey and to most of the world we are all a bunch of turkeys right now.

Border Explorer said...

Ya got that right, Robert. No wonder the eagle's lookin' kinda grumpy.

DivaJood said...

What I want to know is why anybody thinks that bird is bald? He's got a full head of feathers, I'm just saying.

D.K. Raed said...

Diva, it derives from a Celtic word which means "white" (in the eagle's case white feathers). The old gaelic name for Britain was Alba, no doubt derived from viewing the White Cliffs of ...

I know this because I constantly tease my hub, when someone comments he is going bald, that all they really mean is he is looking pale!

DivaJood said...

DK, does that come with a swamp cooler?

D.K. Raed said...

Dohhh, Diva! They's no swamps in Alba. Bogs, ¡Sí! Swamps, non, ma soeur!