The Barred Owl is also known as the Hoot Owl and the Eight Hooter and the Rain Owl and the Wood Owl and the Striped Owl. Oh, my goodness, I think that’s all the adjectives and nouns that exist. We saw this sign at the Nature & Science Center and cracked up at the mating call of the barred owls:
Who cooks for you? Who cooks for you all? Is that a rhetorical question?
Actually, where I live, it should be, “Who cooks for y’all?” But owls probably don’t have a regional dialect.