Posts Tagged ‘peacock’

peacock wedding gift bag

A lovely wedding gift bag.

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exotic beauty

It was worth waiting for the peacock, seen at a small farm, to unfold its feathers.

Looking at it brought back two memories.

One was the grammar lessons memorizing the similes. One that we liked was “as proud as a peacock”.

The other was that when I was in elementary (or primary) school, there was an urban legend going around that if you place a peacock feather in between the pages of a book, it would grow.

So we roped in our parents, or any helpful relative, to find a peacock feather, and we carried out the experiment. Of course, the feather did not grow, but the idea itself was sufficiently magical and fun.

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