Swirl Bird A whimsical and dynamic bird that spins with the slight garden breeze
When they float up and down and transform into breeze rotation, they will definitely attract people’s attention with their pleasant movements. They often rotate in a synchronized motion when rotating, and are a complex supplement to any garden decoration. Happy to bring a smile to any passing visitors.
Did You Know? The History of the Middle Finger... Well, now...,.. here's something I never knew before, and now that have come to know it, feel compelled to share with my more intelligent friends in the hope that they too, will feel edified. Isn't history more fun when you know something about it? Before the Battle of Agincourt in 1415, the French, anticipating victory over the English, proposed to cut off the middle finger of all captured English soldiers. Without the middle finger it would be impossible to draw the renowned English longbow and therefore they would be incapable of fighting in the future. This famous English longbow was made of the native English Yew tree, and the act of drawing the longbow was known as 'plucking the yew' (or 'pluck yew'), Much to the bewilderment of the French, the English won .a major upset and began mocking the French by waving their middle fingers at the defeated French, saying, See, we can still pluck yew! Since 'pluck yew' is rather difficult to say, the difficult consonant cluster at the beginning has gradually changed to a labiodental fricative, and thus the words often used in conjunction with the one-finger-salute! It is also because of the pheasant feathers on the arrows used with the longbow that the symbolic gesture is known as 'giving the bird.' And yew thought yew knew every plucking thing, Now will this get past our censors' censure? - America’s best pics and videos