“Birdie Num-Nums” is a reference to a famous scene in Blake Edwards’ film The Party, starring the marvelous Peter Sellers.
On this page, by extension, you’ll find little nuggets of information (which I hope will prove useful or enlightening): little, easily digestible tidbits—or, if you’re Canadian, Timbits—that writers, readers, editors, designers, and anyone who likes words, books, and typography may enjoy.
If one “birdie num-num” is of no interest, perhaps another will amuse.
But back to the the movie. Watch this scene (which makes me giggle like a naughty little boy), and bask in Peter Sellers’ genius: