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Month: April 2009

Happy Cuckoo Day

He was but as the cuckoo is in June,Heard, not regarded.—William Shakespeare "Plate 165: Le Coucou de Mindenao," François-Nicolas Martinet, Ornithologie [Histoire des Oiseaux Peints dans Tous Leurs Aspects Apparents more »

Arbor Day

Happy Arbor Day from Smithsonian Libraries. Hieronymus Bock, Kreütterbuch darin unterscheidt Nammen und Würckung der Kreütter [Herbal], 1587. Charles Wilkes, Narrative of the United States Exploring Expedition…, 1845. Oscar H. more »