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what does "mocking bird" mean?

 
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wangfeel



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PostPosted: Tue Sep 02, 2003 6:57 pm    Post subject: what does "mocking bird" mean? Reply with quote

I see the lines:

Hush little baby don't say a word
Mama's gonna buy you a mocking bird.

what is the mocking bird, a bird which can sing at people all the time?
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bud



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PostPosted: Wed Sep 03, 2003 9:56 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Yes, Wangfeel. It's a wild songbird that is common in North America. It sings a very distinct, melodious song.
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PostPosted: Wed Sep 03, 2003 3:47 pm    Post subject: thank you , bud Reply with quote

Thank you bud.
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