Peggy Marceaux, Author of BeakSpeak
BeakSpeak Book, Interview Questions, Thoughts on Education

How did BeakSpeak come about?

My first experience with “fowl” language started many years ago when I met an old codger named T. Brady who introduced me to his game flock. A reincarnation of Dale Gribble from the animated sitcom, King of the Hill, T. would mumble and cluck when he talked to them, which I found surprisingly soothing.

Peggy Marceaux, Author of BeakSpeak
BeakSpeak Book, Interview Questions, Thoughts on Education

How did BeakSpeak come about?

My first experience with “fowl” language started many years ago when I met an old codger named T. Brady who introduced me to his game flock. A reincarnation of Dale Gribble from the animated sitcom, King of the Hill, T. would mumble and cluck when he talked to them, which I found surprisingly soothing.

Peggy Marceaux, Author of BeakSpeak
BeakSpeak Book, Interview Questions, Thoughts on Education

How did BeakSpeak come about?

My first experience with “fowl” language started many years ago when I met an old codger named T. Brady who introduced me to his game flock. A reincarnation of Dale Gribble from the animated sitcom, King of the Hill, T. would mumble and cluck when he talked to them, which I found surprisingly soothing.

BeakSpeak, A Fable & Language Workbook by retired teacher & author Peggy Marceaux
Interview Questions

Were there any students that you had that inspired a character?

No. Only my chickens inspired my characters, and, truly, most were pleasant, passive fowl. The only ones I would have trouble with were Barred Rocks (which I never kept in my flocks long), after which I patterned All-the-Same Jayne. Besides Jayne, I patterned Short-Cut Sean after an Aracauna, Harriet-the-hair lip. I called her that because… Continue reading Were there any students that you had that inspired a character?

Peggy Marceaux, Author of BeakSpeak
BeakSpeak Book, Interview Questions, Thoughts on Education

How did BeakSpeak come about?

My first experience with “fowl” language started many years ago when I met an old codger named T. Brady who introduced me to his game flock. A reincarnation of Dale Gribble from the animated sitcom, King of the Hill, T. would mumble and cluck when he talked to them, which I found surprisingly soothing.