One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1dialect term for magpie
- ‘I think Parks and Wildlife will only remove maggies as a last resort if they are posing a threat to people.’
- ‘I used to love wandering around as a kid waiting for a maggie to swoop me.’
- ‘I refuse to get involved in any arguments about black-backed maggies versus white backed Magpies or Pica Pica versus Gymnorhina Tibicen.’
2Scottish term for guillemot
Top tips for CV writingRead more
In this article we explore how to impress employers with a spot-on CV.