They have brains about the size of your thumb, from the knuckle out, and this makes them somewhat equivalent, pound-for-pound, to the human brain-body ratio! That figures crows into the ‘really smart’ range!
The phrase, ‘To Eat Crow,’ means one has made an undeniable stance in one way or another, only to be proven absolutely wrong, sometimes publically, and then had to deal with the consequences of their misled ideology.
If this doesn’t sound familiar, just watch politics!
Apparently, crow tastes bad. I don’t know from experience, because I’ve never eaten one. However, the thought of it makes me think of the Narnia book, ‘The Silver Chair,’ where the Harfang Giants were eating a beast that could talk and reason.
I am, by the way, not a vegetarian. I love meat! I’ll eat it many times a day! But, when it comes to certain animals, the ones who’ve been proven to be on the highly-intelligent level, I see things from another perspective.
I don’t think I’d enjoy eating a dolphin. Nor would I like eating dog. I’m a bit of a hypocrite though, because I love ham and bacon, and pigs are supposedly just as smart, if not smarter, than they’re canine companions!
Damn it! Looks like I’m ‘Eating Crow’ again…
Could someone please pass the bacon?