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Charlie at Pasty Central (Chopper) on Tuesday, July 13, 2010 - 07:58 am:

Which photographer(s) had shots in two different years on this day?

By John W Anderson (Wd8rth) on Tuesday, July 13, 2010 - 08:01 am:

Carl Kiilunen, 2006 and 2007
mis-spelled the first time.
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By sometimesyooper (Nancyd) on Tuesday, July 13, 2010 - 08:01 am:

Cark Kiilunen

By sometimesyooper (Nancyd) on Tuesday, July 13, 2010 - 08:07 am:

OK, I mis-spelled too, in my hurry to get my answer in - I meant Carl, not Cark
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By Grace M Wetton (Gmw) on Tuesday, July 13, 2010 - 08:24 am:

Good morning everyone. 55 and sunny here in Houghton. Some fog just rolled in and on its way out. Have a great day!

By FRNash/PHX, AZ (Frnash) on Tuesday, July 13, 2010 - 01:50 pm:

From 2004: Mom and the gaggle?
A gaggle … of ducks?
My first instinct would have been that a group of ducks is called a brace, while gaggle is reserved for geese.
But it seems I was wrong! (Imagine that! <smile>)

A group of ducks is called either a brace, flock, gaggle, paddling, team, raft, badling (badelyng, 1486), bunch, or a waddling. While a group of geese is called a: flock, gaggle, skein, line, wedge, or a nide.

Sometimes the correct term for a group of critters depends on where the group is located or what it's doing, as in "a paddling (or raft ) of ducks on the water", "a waddling of ducks crossing the road", or "a wedge of geese on the wing".

I made an effort to collect such terms some decades ago, but lost 'em all in a computer catastrophe a few years back. It was a bit of fun, as some of these "terms of aggregation" are quite clever, amusing and evocative, as in:
      An aarmory of aardvark(s).
      A buffoonery of orangutan(s).
      A congress of baboons. (Oh the temptation!)
      A convocation of eagles.
      An orchestra of crickets.
      An ostentation of peacocks.
      A parliament of owls. (My all-time favorite!)
      A passel of possums.
      A prickle of porcupines.
      A thunder of bison.

Ahhh, fun with English!
More such terms may be found here.

By Gary Hookway (Ghookway) on Tuesday, July 13, 2010 - 03:38 pm:

LOL....congress of baboons, I love it and couldn't agree more !!!

By Thomas Baird (Thomas) on Tuesday, July 13, 2010 - 03:44 pm:

Thanks 4 the memories, especially the 2 church steeples, the duck and her babies, + the lightning pic.

By a m hill (Lvcamnotes) on Tuesday, July 13, 2010 - 05:20 pm:

like your display of terms

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