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Google has been penalizing this site in its search rankings for years and a Google employee lied about it. Since they have almost killed this site, I am going to start releasing details on Monday August 17 of my conversation with the Google employee who told me about the penalty in secret. More here.
Google has been penalizing this site in its search rankings for years and a Google employee lied about it. I am going to start releasing details on Monday August 17 of my conversation with the Google employee who told me about the penalty in secret. More here.
Google has been penalizing this site in its search rankings for years and a Google employee lied about it. Details of my conversation with the Google employee who told me about the penalty in secret start Monday August 17. More here.
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Definition of yardbird

yardbird

  • chicken... Charlie "Yardbird" Parker, liked chicken, hence...

    Last edited on Jan 17 2006. Submitted by Jervinis, G. on Jan 17 2006.

noun

  • A chicken
    You drive up to the house, watch out for the yardbirds.

    Last edited on May 29 2008. Submitted by Harold Zimmerman from Pleasanton, CA, USA on May 29 2008.

  • A present or former convict. Derivation: Prisoners "on the yard" typically don't have a lot to do, so they spend a lot of time standing around in little groups, working out their social issues. Someone was reminded of chickens in the farmyard, perhaps.
    That place employs so many yardbirds, it's like little Attica.

    Last edited on May 29 2008. Submitted by Harold Zimmerman from Pleasanton, CA, USA on May 29 2008.

  • A hobo who would hang around a rail yard waiting for a train.

    Last edited on May 01 2013. Submitted by Anonymous on May 01 2013.

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