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2009-09-10 13:20:58

A Miami Beach, Fla., man who was told his pet rooster is illegal said officials told him he may be able to keep the bird if the city manager's office consents. Mark Buckley, who was issued a $50-per-day fine in July and ordered to get rid of his rooster, Mr. Clucky, said he and his attorney met with Mayor Matti Herrera Bower to discuss his options in trying to get around a city law prohibiting fowl in residential zones, the Miami Herald reported Thursday. The city attorney and Mayor Bower...


Word of the Day
call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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