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Our word of the week is “Mumblebone”According to Mary Jane Cain...

29/01/2016



Our word of the week is “Mumblebone”

According to Mary Jane Cain reminiscences of Coonabarabran, New South Wales and district, 1844-1926, Mumblebone means “wild turkeys gobbilling”

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