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The waddling, featherbrain was quickly hunted out of existence by Europeans on its native Mauritius in the Indian Ocean.
Dunst chirps like Betsy, her on-screen featherbrain.
His righteous refusal to borrow money is a particularly ironic example, and his contemptuous attitude toward Nora's intelligence and sense of responsibility--he calls her his "little lark," his "little squirrel," his "little featherbrain," his "little spendthrift," and so on--actually reflects men's prevailing view toward women: that they are owned property, playthings, dolls to be housed in toy mansions and be indulged, but only sparingly.