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Subject: Re: Sperber and Bickerstaff
Author: Jim Young   (guest)
Date: January 8, 2007 at 5:57 AM
Reply to: Sperber and Bickerstaff by raina

Sperber is German, literal meaning, "Sparrowhawk". One explanation, a nickname for a hunter.
Bickerstaff, an English place name, Bickerstaffe, near Liverpool, Lancashire. The meaning is said to be "staith" (landing place on a river) belonging to a beekeeper.

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  • Sperber and Bickerstaff - raina  Jan 7 2007, 7:23 PM
    • Re: Sperber and Bickerstaff - Jim Young  Jan 8 2007, 5:57 AM