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greeny

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PECKING ORDER
« on: October 15, 2010, 11:47 AM »
HI pecking order where does the word come from, i use it a lot when we are going out the mrs drives and i am the co pilot ,but if we are giving the daughters a lift they always get in my seat at the front to be near the cd player and radio , so i say back seat to them ,they answer back why, i  say pecking order , that why i am at the bottom of the list when it comes to there pecking order , somewher between the gold fish and george the spider  ;D

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Re: PECKING ORDER
« Reply #1 on: October 15, 2010, 12:18 PM »
Hi
I think pecking order comes from the natural tendency of flock birds (and other animals too)to establish an order of which eats first, second third etc when the food is limited.
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chrisandangie

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Re: PECKING ORDER
« Reply #2 on: October 15, 2010, 09:20 PM »
It comes from hens ,and was shown when my chook got attacked by a dog , the other fit hens attacked it ferociously,thats how i ended up with it  :D
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