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In the episode Sonic Rainboom, right near the start you hear Rainbow Dash refer to herself as a 'Billy'?

The only reference I can find to this is a 'male goat'.

Why would she say that?

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    You heard wrong. She says Filly – thedaian Jan 16 '12 at 18:00
  • Yes, you're right. Do you want to answer that then? – AncientSwordRage Jan 16 '12 at 22:06
  • Could the down voter let me know why they don't voted please? I made the question in error, but I wanted to leave it as is for continuity. – AncientSwordRage Apr 15 '12 at 19:06
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    @Pureferret Wasn't me, but I suspect it's because the question is based on a flawed premise and hence is unlikely to be helpful to anyone else. Is this a mistake that others are likely to make (e.g. an unclear sound bite that might consistently mislead non-native speakers)? – user56 Apr 18 '12 at 18:33
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    @Gilles not really. Worth deleting then I suppose. – AncientSwordRage Apr 18 '12 at 18:36
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It's actually "filly" (a young, female, horse):

TWILIGHT SPARKLE: What's a sonic rainboom?

PINKIE PIE: You really need to get out more. The sonic rainboom is legendary! When a Pegasus like Rainbow Dash gets going soo fast... BOOM! A sonic boom and a rainbow can happen all at once!

APPLEJACK: And Rainbow Dash here's the only pony to ever pull it off!

RAINBOW DASH: It was a long time ago... I was just a filly.

PINKIE PIE: Yeah, but you're gonna do it again, right?

RAINBOW DASH: Are... you kidding? I'm the greatest flyer to ever come out of Cloudsdale! I could do sonic rainbooms in my sleep.

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    For some reason, @thedaian hasn't added this as an answer (see the comments on the question), even though it's correct. We want the answer to be an answer, so I've added it, but it's community wiki so no rep for me. thedaian: if you like, copy my answer into one of your own, comment here, and I'll delete mine. – Tony Meyer Jan 31 '12 at 23:58

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