Is it a peahen, or just a pea?
November 23, 2004 8:00 AM   Subscribe

Do you have trouble distinguishing between a crow and a crocus, or a parrot and a carrot? You may want to refer to How To Tell The Birds From The Flowers: A Manual of Flornithology for Beginners. (caches inside)
posted by iconomy (12 comments total)
The Google cache of the page, but with no images (the best part) and my mirror, with images. Tangentially related, and what I was actually searching for when I came across the book: edible flowers, with lots of recipes. To make these, you really DO have to know the difference between a crow and a crocus.
posted by iconomy at 8:01 AM on November 23, 2004

Love it!
posted by Robot Johnny at 8:07 AM on November 23, 2004

Will Cuppy wrote a parody nature guide called "How To Tell Your Friends From the Apes." Grab it if you see it-- it's awesome!
posted by Mayor Curley at 8:13 AM on November 23, 2004

[this is good]

I know I've seen this before, but I'm not sure if it was on MeFi or if I've encountered the actual book, so I certainly won't be the one to call double-post.
posted by Faint of Butt at 8:27 AM on November 23, 2004

It's dead...
posted by rushmc at 8:31 AM on November 23, 2004

It's geocities, which is why I provided the mirror.
posted by iconomy at 8:42 AM on November 23, 2004

awesome. thanks, iconomy.
posted by louigi at 9:09 AM on November 23, 2004

How charming!
posted by Marit at 9:30 AM on November 23, 2004

Ha! Very nice. I liked the Ibis/'Ibiscus.
posted by kavasa at 10:51 AM on November 23, 2004

Oops, missed your second comment!
posted by rushmc at 11:07 AM on November 23, 2004

Very enjoyable. I particularly like the Puffin.
posted by Hactar at 12:52 PM on November 23, 2004

Excellent. I remember having this book when I was a kid. Maybe the next time I visit the packrats parents I'll see if I can find it...
posted by expialidocious at 1:08 PM on November 24, 2004

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