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    #1

    which one is right

    Which one is right?
    Birds of a feather flock together.
    Feathers of a bird flock together.
    Please explain.

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    #2

    Re: which one is right

    The first one is the correct saying. Have you looked it up? Feathers don't flock.

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    #3

    Re: which one is right

    Do you understand what specifically "birds of a feather" means?
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #4

    Re: which one is right

    Quote Originally Posted by modessir View Post
    Which one is right?
    Birds of a feather flock together. This means: People with something in common form groups.
    Feathers of a bird flock together. This means nothing.
    Please explain.
    See?
    I'm not a teacher. I speak American English. I've tutored writing at the University of Southern Maine and have done a good deal of copy editing and writing, occasionally for publication.

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