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Flocks of acrobatic starlings have long delighted observers, from Shakespeare to the present day.
That means they can be taken any time, along with house sparrows and starlings.
Starling and the Miami Gardens police department approved the plea deal.
A caller reported that two young starlings had fallen into the caller’s chimney.
And there was a European starling that seemed to flutter all around, in one moment zipping right by the flame and in the next dashing away.
Starling lined out to shortstop for the second out and Soler hammered the two out grand slam to end the game.
This is not just the story of Mozart and his starling, but a love letter to vulgarity, messiness, caprice and the beauty of things that don’t fit, don’t go where they are supposed to.
Who: Started in 1996 in San Diego by former U.S. national team member Byron Shewman, the Starlings teams offer club volleyball opportunities to girls (ages 10-18) regardless of their socioeconomic background.
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Origin and Etymology of starling
First Known Use: before 12th centurySee Words from the same year
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