Susan and Nate saw this kookaburra on a bushwalk in a park north of Sydney in early December. We learned from our Australia hosts to say "cook-a-burra" instead of "kook-a-burra." This means we've been singing the kookaburra song wrong in the United States all these years. We were also tipped off to several ongoing kookaburra controversies...
Jon and Susan are professors at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem. Jon is in the Department of Theatre and Dance. He has lived in Winston-Salem for 25+ years. Susan is in Biology, and has lived in Winston-Salem for 5+ years. Jon's neighborhood is Sherwood Forest; Susan's neighborhood is Ashley Forest. Maurice, who lives in the District of Columbia, serves as occasional capital correspondent.
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