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In response to the questions his grandson asks, a granddad talks about how, as a very young man, he was as proud as a peacock in uniform, busy as a beaver on his Atlantic crossing and brave as a lion as he charged into battle.
Leah Hunt's as proud as a peacock yesterday; Maria Walsh and racecourse hat; Noreen Lydon
The 3-year-old network was practically as proud as a peacock about its effort to attract its target audience of teens and young adults, in much the same way Fox built its audience when it emerged on the network front about a decade ago.
NBC is proud as a peacock, taking top honors with 20 Emmys