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Regarded by many as a thorough pest and a nuisance, Pica pica – the European magpie – is known
both for its fondness for collecting bright, glittery objects ( ピカピカ ) and for its "loud, harsh chatter".





Who was that masked bird?

Why, that was the Lone Rearranger...

Ubi et undeEdit

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Idea borrowed from Grutness, who liberated it from Moriori, who lifted it from Calton, who nicked it from Salsb, who half-inched it from Guettarda, who plagiarized it from White Cat


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ga-1bun-Ghaeilge ag an úsáideoir seo.
nl-1Deze gebruiker bezit beginnende kennis van het Nederlands.
sv-1Denna användare har grundläggande kunskaper i svenska.
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