Thursday, June 23, 2022

Did You Know

 Did you know the official bird of Madison Wisconsin is the plastic flamingo?


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18 comments:

Adam said...

I had no idea 🦩

Hilary Melton-Butcher said...

Hi Sandra - plastic? I think they should change! Happy Birthday to Margaret - cheers Hilary

Elephant's Child said...

Oh dear. I am with Hilary.
And a very Happy Birthday to Margaret.

Andrew said...

You made me laugh. Your job is done for the day.

CJ Kennedy said...

And did you know the plastic flamingo was invented here in Massachusetts?
A Brief History of the Plastic Flamingo

Jamie Ghione said...

Amazing.
And happy birthday to Margaret.

Valerie-Jael said...

Wow, what a choice! Valerie

Birgit said...

Happy Birthday to Margaret..enjoy your wondrous day. Let's hope there are no plastic flamingos on your yard today:)

D.L. Finn said...

That's funny :) Happy birthday, Margaret!

Sandra Cox said...

Adam, Who'd a thought.
Hilary, You've got to live in Wisconsin to appreciate it. Which we did for several years:)
EC, I get it:)
Andrew, Yay:)
CJ, Excellent!
Jamie, It is. Isn't it?:)
Val, Indeed:)
Birgit, Actually she collects them;)
Denise, Agreed;)

Authors with Advice said...

Happy birthday to Margaret!

Christine said...

Interesting

Lee said...

Plastic flamingo??? Certainly a lovely lawn ornament! :)

Sandra Cox said...

Authors with Advice, Thanks so much for stopping by;)

Christine, Glad you think so.

Lee, Yes, indeed. Heh. Ya got to know folks in Wisconsin to appreciate it;)

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DMS said...

How crazy to have a plastic bird as the state bird! I never knew that!
~Jess

Neurotic Workaholic said...

Interesting! Maybe they chose plastic flamingos because the real flamingos would be quite cold during Wisconsin winters. :)

Elizabeth Varadan, Author said...

Good grief! A plastic flamingo? Who would have thought?