Captain Haddock: What made you guess the magpie had it?
Tintin: The name of the opera: 'La gazza ladra'.
Captain Haddock: What about it?
Tintin: 'La gazza ladra'. lt means 'The Thieving Magpie'. Magpies will pick up anything that sparkles or shines, like a pair of gold scissors or an emerald. l knew there was a magpie around here.