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Outlander  - Diana Gabaldon

"...and I could hear what I thought was a thrasher in the near distance."

 

Really? You thought you could hear a bird that is only found in the Americas in 18th century Scotland? Well that'll have the local twitchers in a tizzy. 

 

And don't get me started on the errors made with regards to the British Army, and life in general in 1945.