blowfly

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Synonyms for blowfly

large usually hairy metallic blue or green fly

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The title ditty begins like this: "It's all-you-can-eat at the Bluebird Cafe,/ a grasshopper-katydid cricket buffet,/ with berries and snails and a bluebottle fly,/ a sip of the lake and a bite of the sky.
In 2004 artist Stuart Pearson Wright unveiled a portrait depicting the bare-chested Duke with a bluebottle fly on his shoulder and a sprig of cress between his fingers.
The visuals are absolutely stunning, from the reflections in the glass and bodywork of the automotive protagonists as they accelerate through beautifully rendered towns and deserts, to clever touches, like the bluebottle fly cars which buzz noisily in the heat.
The visuals are stunning, from the reflections in the glass and bodywork of the automotive protagonists as they accelerate through beautifully rendered towns and deserts, to clever touches like the bluebottle fly cars which buzz noisily in the heat.
Combining natural history and science with real-life stories, this first programme takes a look at the life of a bluebottle fly.