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  • Old North Carolina nickname for Spotted and other small sandpipers. Other nicknames include graybacks and maggot-eaters.

    You ask me, I don't think the poor sandpipers deserve such names.

    December 11, 2007

  • Now I know that you are pulling our legs. Everyone - even Jessica Simpson - knows that sea-chicken is tuna.

    December 11, 2007

  • Ah, but that's what everyone thinks. Everyone, of course, except people living in parts of North Carolina during the early part of the 20th century. :-)

    December 12, 2007