yaffle


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yaffle

(ˈjæfəl)
n
(Animals) another name for green woodpecker
[C18: imitative of its cry]
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He turned professional in 1954 under the name Professor Yaffle Chucklebutty, going on to become one of our comedy greats.
For example, the imaginary medic Dr Chuckabutty went on to become Rufus Chuckabutty of Knotty Ash University, while Ken, in his early days, billed himself as Professor Yaffle Chuckabutty, Operatic Tenor and Sausage Knotter.
He turned professional in 1954 in the name Professor Yaffle Chucklebutty, going on to become one of Britain's comedy greats.
Professor Yaffle appears in which children's animated series?
Wednesday morning saw Vin B hopping about Gorse Hill like Professor Yaffle following a wake-up call from Bagpuss.
Secondly, I heard the yaffle of a green woodpecker, no doubt busy sorting out its breeding territory.
A Bass Strait B Investigate Strait C Cook Strait D Foveaux Strait QUESTION 15 - for 15 points: In which children's TV series did the wooden woodpecker called Professor Yaffle appear?
Yaffle the seagull is fed up with the rain, drizzle and fog in his home province of Newfoundland.
The 'old fat furry catpuss' would examine them in the company of his friends, while know-all woodpecker Professor Yaffle - apparently based on Bertrand Russell - watched on.
After reciting a verse, Bagpuss and all his chums - wooden bookend Professor Yaffle, rag doll Madeline, Gabriel the Toad and the squeaky mice from the mouse organ - would come to life.
FINAL POSITION 2 ARSENAL: Professor Yaffle lookalike Arsene Wenger (look it up) seems to be the main reason why the Gunners won't win the title.