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mo king burd

  • n  long-tailed grey-and-white songbird of the southern United States able to mimic songs of other birds

  • In addition to a pair of white collies, Rob Roy and Prudence Prim, they kept numerous other dogs, plus raccoons, a donkey, a bobcat, canaries, a goose and a mockingbird.
  • In an industry dominated by eagles, Classic Air is more like a mockingbird.
  • Less than two blocks from Sahl's Broadway debut, England's Joyce Grenfell, a gaily chirping mockingbird, was back, after 2 years, with her monologues and songs.
News & Articles


  • Robert Mulligan in International Herald Tribune
    The big danger in making a movie of 'To Kill a Mockingbird' is in thinking of this as a chance to jump on the segregation-integration soapbox,Mulligan told The New York Times in 1961, while the planning for the film was in its early stages....
  • President Bush in ABC Online
    To Kill a Mockingbird has influenced the character of our country for the better,Mr Bush said. "It's been a gift to the entire world."
  • Tim McCanlies in Pittsburgh
    One of the reasons I wrote this was because of movies that inspired me when I was a kid like To Kill a Mockingbird,which had a young protagonist who learned big life lessons," McCanlies said. "I wanted to invoke the time in a person's life...

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