By the way, besides a tiding, you could also call the group a charm, flock, murder (no joke!), tribe or gulp. A gulp of magpies? Who comes up with this stuff, anyway?
This morning's KOIT Early Riser, Pamela Ambriz, commutes from the San Joaquin Valley to Walnut Creek every morning. That's two hours in EACH direction! She was on her way to work when she called us around five this morning. Listen tomorrow morning at five, and we'll give you the scoop on how YOU can be our next early riser.
Did you have dreams/nightmares like this when you were in high school? A computer foul-up in Indiana trashed about five week's worth of grades at several high schools, giving struggling students a second chance. It happened during spring break. This reeks of Spring Break senioritis prankster's syndrome, don't you think?