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Corvid 19

a raven in a body suit
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This creature of ill omen was hatched in an auto-correct accident and propagated by dim newscasters.
pertinax, Apr 21 2020

Corvids https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Corvidae
Not as black as they're painted ? [8th of 7, Apr 21 2020]

OK, not quite a body suit, https://www.bbc.com...nd-norfolk-52456180
but he's definitely captured the corvid look. [pertinax, Apr 29 2020]

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       If you're an ornithologist, this is probably a good time to apply for a grant to research corvids. It's an ill wind.
pertinax, Apr 21 2020
  

       Nevermore.
whatrock, Apr 21 2020
  

       19 ravens in a body suit? this can't be good.   

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sninctown, Apr 21 2020
  

       Something to Crow over, certainly. Soon, everyone will be Raven* about it, even though it's just a trick to Rook the ignorant ...   

       *Yes, used in the idea, but not as a pun.
8th of 7, Apr 21 2020
  

       Don't forget "Covert 19"   

       Combine the two and you get "Spy vs Spy"
FlyingToaster, Apr 21 2020
  

       Apparently one of the symptoms of Corvid infection is a nasty Chough ...   

       Are you pleased with yourself, [pert] ? Do you see what you've done ? Are you proud ?
8th of 7, Apr 21 2020
  

       This idea was sparked by observations of people on broadcast media saying "corvid" when they meant "covid". That is all. There is no other agenda here.
pertinax, Apr 21 2020
  

       You're just winging it. If you're not careful the beak will be after you. But don't worry, I'm not talon anyone.
pocmloc, Apr 21 2020
  

       // There is no other agenda here. //   

       So what's all the flap about ? Are you trying to put a feather in your cap ?
8th of 7, Apr 21 2020
  

       Nuts. There goes my recipe for blackbird pie.
RayfordSteele, Apr 21 2020
  

       It's only a Mynah setback ...
8th of 7, Apr 21 2020
  

       Nevermore will I be drawn into threads like this one. Not a peep. They're beakining to ruin this place. We end up parroting the same lines. I'm not one to finch at a one-liner but owl be egretfil I even made this comment.
Voice, Apr 21 2020
  

       Human worshipers of Corvid 19 in ages to come will dress in black face masks and self - isolate for spiritual reasons.
pocmloc, Apr 22 2020
  

       The holy scripture will be a tightly coiled blank scroll.
pocmloc, Apr 22 2020
  

       Nice link, [pert] - it's awful the way some people go around, dressed all in black, looking menacing and frightening children.   

       And now as well as the police, there's someone dressed as plague doctor, too. Shameful.
8th of 7, Apr 29 2020
  
      
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