With their small furry bodies and dog/human-like faces, with their chattery
camps full of individuals who are grooming each other and carrying on their daily life--mating, raising babies, teaching teen-agers, remaining attentive to each others' news of sources of food in the region, it is hard to resist the idea that they are, indeed, airborne primates.
Four floors down, Hell's Kitchen sent up its bustling, chattery
It keeps people away from my corner in the pub and generally makes sure I am left alone at the office water cooler, free of social chit chattery
when I'm watching shows (which is work for me) and generally untroubled by that hell-on-earth, other people.
Using linguistic license, one contestant devised the acronym Stretch Chattery
Rylean Anywhichzebu Buncombe, Befuddle Lettered Educators.
I settled him into a large parrot cage next door to a pair of chattery
zebra finches and this instantly gave him something to concentrate on.
Musical performances moved from the background at chattery
parties of aristocrats to the hushed center of bourgeois attention.
He says their chattery
strings of syllables sound like "a cross between Bugs Bunny and a squeaky' door." To keep singing well, a bird seems to need auditory feedback.
One fine spring day, I follow a lively, chattery
group of children into Colonial Hills School in Worthington, Ohio, for another episode of my Artists-in-the-Schools residency.
The contrast in Act I of Rosenkavalier between the Italian tenor's aria and the chattery
passage work of much that surrounds it is stark indeed, as is the same discrepancy between Olivier's sonnet and the very long arguments on the relative importance of music and words that it provokes in Capriccio.
SWANSEA: The Chattery
(01792 473276), O'Hooley And Tidow.
There will be alcohol on sale at all the other venues, such as The Garage, Sin City and The Chattery
Paper Aeroplanes, a self-managed pop and folk band from Pembrokeshire, have given copies of their four-track CD to 12 cafes, including The Plan and The Pot in Cardiff, The Chattery
in Swansea, The Hours in Brecon and The Queen's Hall in Narberth.