SCIENTISTS have discovered a bird which cheeps
with a Scottish accent.
What we read as pastoral cheeps
of enjoyment or idle chatter is actually noise "inscribed from the start within the panoply of power.
An original thinker can see the mystery in the mundane, however, and some very original thinkers are asking complex questions about those cheeps
If you think nature sounds CDs are merely soft, relaxing waterfalls and bird cheeps
to calm you down after a long hard day, listen again.
The creation, which makers Tiger Electronics say is intended to be the personification of a Tamagotchi, has its own language of chirps, cheeps
and chirrups and comes complete with an English-Furby dictionary for its 200-words and 800 phrases which include 'a-tay' for 'I'm hungry' and 'way- loh' for sleep.
A few days ago, I was at the front of our house with my wife and our 12-year-old son, when we saw a baby bird hopping across the road, his beak wide with cheeps
They talk incessantly together, but only in quiet little cheeps