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The title has the clue; see if you can get this one:

HABIRDND
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  • $\begingroup$ Hey BGM, are you going to mark this one correct? :) $\endgroup$ – Bailey M Aug 12 '15 at 16:42
  • $\begingroup$ Sorry! I forgot; I marked it; thanks for the reminder. $\endgroup$ – bgmCoder Aug 12 '15 at 16:59
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    $\begingroup$ To repay you, I'll upvote the question, since I forgot to do that when I answered it. :P $\endgroup$ – Bailey M Aug 12 '15 at 16:59
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I believe that

A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush!

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HABIRDND is actually

HABIRDND --> A BIRD in the HA-ND ... is worth two in the bush!

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    $\begingroup$ He doesn't give any explanation how he got to his solution. People unfamiliar with this kind of riddle will probably be stumped without any hint that the String HABRDND is one word inside the other... $\endgroup$ – Falco Jul 30 '15 at 14:04
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    $\begingroup$ HABIRDND = BUBIRDBIRDSH would have been better, then. $\endgroup$ – Adam Davis Jul 30 '15 at 16:10
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    $\begingroup$ @AdamDavis Or HABIRDND = BUTWOSH :-) $\endgroup$ – Falco Jul 30 '15 at 16:15
  • $\begingroup$ @Falco An even better construction! $\endgroup$ – Adam Davis Jul 30 '15 at 16:22
  • $\begingroup$ I figured the title practically gives it away. $\endgroup$ – bgmCoder Aug 12 '15 at 17:00

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