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Title: Who or Hoo?
Post by: carrots on June 07, 2017, 03:21 PM
What sound does a PB owl make? (I've written it as "who," but am wondering if that could be confusing....)

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Title: Re: Who or Hoo?
Post by: dewsanddamps on June 07, 2017, 03:34 PM
I'm not a PB writer, but I'd go with hoo unless the owl's asking a question as part of the story.
Title: Re: Who or Hoo?
Post by: Vijaya on June 07, 2017, 04:21 PM
I've seen both, Carrots. And both were perfect in their context. Ex. Who-who-who is there? and Hoo-hoo-hoot said the baby owl.
Title: Re: Who or Hoo?
Post by: carrots on June 07, 2017, 04:45 PM
Thanks so much, Dewy and Vijaya!!!

I've gone ahead and edited it to "hoo," since my owl wasn't asking a question.

 :owl  "This community is the best!! Hoo!!"

Title: Re: Who or Hoo?
Post by: thunderingelephants on June 11, 2017, 02:27 AM
I think the general consensus would be "hoo". I would love to read an owl say "hoo said that?"
Title: Re: Who or Hoo?
Post by: Barbara Etlin on June 11, 2017, 12:19 PM
Hoo-hoo-hoo-hoooooot!

(Good luck! )

Barb
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Title: Re: Who or Hoo?
Post by: carrots on June 11, 2017, 12:49 PM
Thanks, thunderingelephants and Barbara!! Now my owls can "hoo" with confidence!!

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