Tuesday, February 07, 2006

Avian Flu, Schmavian Flu

An Arkansas woman, in an AP story carried by the Washington Post, describes performing mouth-to-beak chicken resuscitation.

"I breathed into its beak, and its dadgum eyes popped open," Morris said. "I breathed into its beak again, and its eyes popped open again. "I said, 'I think this chicken's alive now. Keep it warm.'"

adj. Chiefly Southern U.S.
Used as an intensive to express mild annoyance.
"dadgum." The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition. Houghton Mifflin Company, 2004. Answers.com 08 Feb. 2006. http://www.answers.com/topic/dadgum