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    #1

    Short hairs

    You can tell a bird by its short hairs.

    What's the meaning of this sentence?

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    Re: Short hairs

    I'd even find it difficult to tell a bird by its feathers, let alone its hairs. Hairs seems wrong to me personally in this context.

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    Re: Short hairs

    I seem to remember asking you to always cite the source of any text you quote.

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    Re: Short hairs

    The meaning is that you can identify something as being a bird by the fact that it has short hairs.
    Needless to say (normally), it's a false statement.

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