Emoto wrote:"Wondering where the nuthatch winters..." (http://www.dead.net/song/eyes-world)
/ˈnʌtˌhætʃ/ Show Spelled Pronunciation [nuht-hach] Show IPA
any of numerous small, short-tailed, sharp-beaked birds of the family Sittidae that creep on trees and feed on small nuts and insects.
Here's a pic
Anyhow, the point is that it is pronounced "nut hatch" not "nut thatch" or "nut thatched".
Now you know, from a lifelong birdwatcher.
tigerstrat wrote:That always slightly troubled me too. And it's "si-KAY-duh", not "si-KAH-duh".
Pete B. wrote:So a "Nuthatch Winter" is "Half A Mile Long"???
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