“What is” Odds and End

Posted By on May 3, 2005

I thought I would start the Misc section today and start with the ‘click’ of the day post. 🙂

Today’s interesting link is a semi-reference site that usually provides more humor than information: “What is” lookup. It is interesting what pops up by plugging in different words.

Since I’ve been following the Ivory Billed Woodpecker story, I thought it would be interesting to see “What is the Ivory Billed Woodpecker.”

  • The ivory billed woodpecker is said to be the “Holy Grail” of bird watching.
  • The ivory billed woodpecker is a pretty bird.
  • The ivory billed woodpecker is not extinct.
  • The ivory billed woodpecker is extinct in the US.
  • The ivory billed woodpecker is a tale of how humans pushed a species to the brink of extinction and then tried valiantly to undo the.

Found 5 ways to describe what The ivory billed woodpecker is.


Desultory - des-uhl-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee

  1. lacking in consistency, constancy, or visible order, disconnected; fitful: desultory conversation.
  2. digressing from or unconnected with the main subject; random: a desultory remark.
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