The Week contest: Democratic birds
This week's question: Flocks of jackdaws have been observed squawking their way toward consensus on where to collectively fly and roost next. If these loud, crow-like birds were to form a movement to spread their democratic values, what should they call it?
THE WINNER: "Flock the Vote"
John Parry, Eldersburg, Maryland
SECOND PLACE: "Common Caws"
Mike Reiss, New York City, New York
THIRD PLACE: "Freedom Flies"
Joe Ayella, Wayne, Pennsylvania
Hunter Burgan, Los Angeles, California
Lenny Aberg, Bristol, Rhode Island
Mark Becker, East Lansing, Michigan
"Self-ruling the Roost"
Ken Kellam III, Dallas, Texas
"Get The Flock Out"
Daniel Hicks, Randolph, Massachusetts
"The Founding Feathers"
Kenneth Burgan, Grass Valley, California
"Freedom of Screech"
Janine Witte, Doylestown, Pennsylvania
Doug Lindberg, Bradenton, Florida
"The Caws of Liberty"
Norm Carrier, Flat Rock, North Carolina
"A Grass-roost Movement"
Will Gibson, Lawrenceville, Illinois
"The Congessional Squawkus"
Sherry Howie, Mesquite, Nevada
"Flock of Sages"
Cale Carvell, Northfield, Illinois
"Flight the Power"
Owen Fraser, San Antonio, Texas
Stan Smith, Bishop, California