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Latest Comments
  • Tami
    Re: Saluting Magpies
    It's = "It is" Its = possessive, as in "Its tail was crooked." There is no apostrophe in the possessive "its."
    25 August 2016
  • Krissi
    Re: Saluting Magpies
    I looked out in my yard and there was a congregation of magpies and was wondering what this meant? They stayed about five minutes in yard and on…
    23 August 2016
  • Lexi
    Re: A Black Cat Crossing Your Path
    Was driving with my sister when a black cat stopped in front of my car and turned its head and stared at us for a few seconds…
    22 August 2016
  • Lavi
    Re: A Black Cat Crossing Your Path
    I was just outside tonight after 9 and I seen a black cat walk past on the fence what does that mean pls
    18 August 2016
  • Ellie Han
    Re: A Black Cat Crossing Your Path
    09/08/2016 It is the Hungry Ghost Month for the Chinese. Late night at 11:45pm, I just arrived home from catching Pokemons. I…
    10 August 2016
  • Missy88
    Re: Do Birds Flying Into A Home Equate To Death?
    @Sega - you're right - it is a silly superstition that has no relevance whatsoever.
    9 August 2016
  • Sega
    Re: Do Birds Flying Into A Home Equate To Death?
    NOTHINGs gonna happen!!!!! Cause almost everyday pigeons enter our house through the door or the window!!!!!…
    8 August 2016
  • njfnkjf
    Re: Where Does the Name Nylon Originate?
    As to what i have studied, NYLON is the acronym to Now You Lost Out, Nippon, in which Nippon was the japanese name for…
    6 August 2016
  • Jay
    Re: Do Birds Flying Into A Home Equate To Death?
    Just yesterday i heard a bird in my house but couldnt find out were it came from. i Open da boiler and…
    4 August 2016
  • Mammy karen
    Re: Saluting Magpies
    About magpies I think there amazing and bring messages . when my mum was going for her first chemo that morning my husband heard a tap at the…
    2 August 2016
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