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Larry Bird

Larry Bird rose from modest small-town origins in French Lick and West Baden, Indiana, to lead Indiana State University to the 1979 college basketball finals, then went on to a stellar professional ca…

Isabella Bird

Name at birth: Isabella Lucy BirdIsabella Bird was an English missionary and explorer of the 19th century, known best for her books The Englishwoman in America and A Lady's Life in the Rocky Mountains…

The Golden Bird

The Golden Bird A certain king had a beautiful garden, and in the garden stood a tree which bore golden apples. These apples were always counted, and about the time when they began to grow rip…

John BIRD

BIRD, John, a Representative from New York; born in Litchfield, Conn., November 22, 1768; pursued classical studies; was graduated from Yale College in 1786; studied law; was admitted to the ba…

Lady Bird Johnson

Name at birth: Claudia Alta TaylorClaudia Taylor was nicknamed "Lady Bird" as a small child, and she became Lady Bird Johnson when she married Lyndon Johnson in November of 1934. LBJ became a U.S. sen…

Brewer's: Bird

An endearing name for girl. And by my word, your bonnie bird In danger shall not tarry; So, though the waves are raging white, I'll row you o'er the ferry. Campbell: Lord Ullin's Daughter.…

Vere Bird Biography

Vere BirdAge: 89 Antiguan who became powerful during the island's colonial period and went on to lead his country after it gained independence from Britain in 1981. The former prime minister, …

Rose E. Bird Biography

Rose E. BirdAge: 63 liberal California judge who became the first woman chief justice of the state's supreme court. Gov. Jerry Brown appointed her chief justice in 1977, but California voters …

Brewer's: Birds

Birds of a feather flock together. Persons associate with those of a similar taste and station as themselves. Qui se ressemble s'assemble. Cicero says, “Similes similibus gaudent, pur…

Birds of America: Stories

Author:Lorrie MorrePublisher:Knopf Offbeat relationships are penned with dark wit and crisp clarity in this short-story collection. There's the mousy librarian who falls for an “anarchi…