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    early bird special

    What does it mean?

    Florida's nice. If you like hurricanes
    and early bird specials.

    Thank you

    Emilia

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    Re: early bird special

    HI eg, if you like hurricanes, strong winds which cause disaster, and "early bird specials" (usually this refers to special breakfast offers in restaurants) , you should visit Cali.

    The author is being ironical.

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    Re: early bird special

    by the way, "early bird" refers to someone sleep very late at night and only start their new day in the next noon

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    Re: early bird special

    Quote Originally Posted by Ryonan View Post
    by the way, "early bird" refers to someone sleep very late at night and only start their new day in the next noon


    What???
    Early bird
    n. Informal.
    A person who arises early in the morning.
    One that arrives or takes place early or before others.

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    Re: early bird special

    The "early-bird special" in American restaurants refers to discounted pricing for meals ordered before the start of the usual dinner rush. For examle, a restaurant might offer the early-bird from 4:30-5:30 in the afternoon.

    Because there are so many retired people living in Florida, and because a lot of retirees are living as frugally as possible, it's a stereotype that they tend to go to the early-birds.

    It is absolutely true that Florida has a high number of elderly people living there as people from all over the country retire to where there is year-round warm weather. I don't know how true it is that they all go out in great numbers to the early-bird specials.

    It's also true that Florida gets a lot of hurricanes. The last year my parents lived there, they had four pretty bad ones in the same summer.

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