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  • "We all leaned forward to hear.
    "A bird," I said. "A cloud. A goney or a cormorant."
    He said it was an eye with wings."
    Jamrach's Menagerie by Carol Birch, p 111 of the Doubleday hardcover edition

    January 11, 2012

  • and Melville would give it the same with knobs on.


    though who knows--there's talk of flagrant typographical errors in the printing of Moby-Dick

    June 4, 2009

  • WeirdNet likes gooney.

    June 4, 2009

  • obscure nautical term for an albatross

    June 4, 2009