The Dripping Bloody Hawk-Mummy of War


Original article here.

In 1930 we learn, from no less an authority than the founder of the Boy Scouts, about this macabre prescient bird corpse.

A followup article the same year explains more, and gives the owner's name.

Then after four years, the hawk crops up again.


Original article here.

Since then, nothing. I wonder what ever became of this talisman?
     Posted By: Paul - Thu Apr 09, 2015
     Category: Animals | Superstition | War | 1930s

An Omen Pigeon?
Posted by Bosda Di'Chi on 04/09/15 at 08:26 AM
Whoa! This is way better than Toasted Jesus!
Posted by Expat47 in Athens, Greece on 04/09/15 at 09:53 AM
A woman came home one afternoon to find her little parakeet lying on the floor of the cage. Not wanting to just throw the poor thing into the waste can, she called her friend for advice.

"Your bird may not be dead. Try putting a drop of gasoline on its beak and see if it will revive."

So the woman went to the garage and obtained some gasoline and, using a teaspoon, applied a drop onto the beak of the parakeet. Immediately, it opened its eyes, stood up on her finger and then proceeded to fly around the kitchen. The woman called her friend, exclaiming, "It worked! She is singing and flying around and..."

At that instant, the bird dropped to the floor, truly dead.

"What happened?" she asked her friend.

"Your bird ran out of gas."
Posted by KDP on 04/09/15 at 10:11 AM
I like the one that ends, "Yo Ho Ho and the parakeet's next!"
Posted by Expat47 in Athens, Greece on 04/09/15 at 10:13 AM
A talisman of eeeeeviiiillll!
Posted by Patty in Ohio, USA on 04/09/15 at 07:26 PM

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