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These butterflies are very common at the moment.

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I always admire the symmetry. :salute:
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A very admirable admiral.
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A butterfly which could be used for a Rorschach test (at a bit of a push).
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Butterflies are very fragile - they fall apart when you push them.
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When DD was about 3 and encountered butterflies with some relish, she excitedly renamed them 'flutterbys'. I think I like it better.
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That sounds right!
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BobH wrote:
08 Jun 2021, 17:59
When DD was about 3 and encountered butterflies with some relish, she excitedly renamed them 'flutterbys'. I think I like it better.
LOL. I agree with that version. :thumbup:
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I understand that the use of "flutterby" for "butterfly" is a simple case of syllabic transposition, practised by children since time immemorable.
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John Gray wrote:
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I understand that the use of "flutterby" for "butterfly" is a simple case of syllabic transposition, practised by children since time immemorable.
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I believe that is called a 'Spoonerism' .
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