1. The Greek playwright Aristophanes in his drama, The Birds, first performed in 414 BC, wrote about a world to be created by birds called, in the Greek language,  ‘Cloud Cuckoo Land’ in order for the birds to gain control over the communications between man and the gods.
  2. The Brazil nut – and tree – are members of the pea family.
  3. Smoke calms bees when it is blown into a hive.
  4. A cuddy is a small room or closet.  On a ship it usually refers to a cabin or to a galley.
  5. Donald Bayne is the lawyer in the current Mike Duffy trial.