Feathered Fiction

Feathered Fiction

This short story has certain words incomplete. Insert letters above the dots to make complete words which are the names of birds. The sloping lines in a bird’s name indicate separate words in the story.  Sometimes the bird name sounds like the word making up the sense of the story but is spelt differently.

 

M . . t . n  looked smart in his  . . v .  coloured suit as he rang the bell at  . . . . t . . g . . .   hall, the home of his girl friend  . . . . y    . . . n .   The door was ajar and M . . . . .  heard the gardener John J . .   talking to M . v . s, the maid,   saying "Don't be such a baby B . . . . . g,  I only did it for a  L . . .   ."   J . . .  / . . w   the butler, showed  M . . . . .   indoors where he found poor  . . . . y  . . . n    suffering from   . . . u . h  and W . .  / n . . k.   She felt cold and miserable  so M . . . . .  drew the  . . . . .   over her and turned on the radio from which came strains of the  . . . . . . . . . .  suite.  W . . t . . . , the dog, was lying there;  he was black with a W . . . . / . h . . . t  and  G . . d . . / . y .   .   A brother brought in her supper of B . . . k . . . d  and P . . . . .  pie.  " Don't be C . . . s / . . . l" she said,  "I'm afraid I cannot S . . . . . w it, give it to R . . . n".  Later, M . . . . . called her a little G . . . .  , for when he was about to kiss her goodbye, she . . . . ed away knowing he  . . . . / . e . . / . .  and so he left having a little . . . u  . .  to himself. 

 

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