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Thread poster: María Teresa Taylor Oliver

María Teresa Taylor Oliver  Identity Verified
Panama
Local time: 12:13
English to Spanish
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Oct 1, 2006

I just thought of Parrot when I got this joke on my inbox



DO NOT TALK TO MY PARROT!!!

Wanda's dishwasher quit working so she called a repairman.. Since she had to
go to work the next day, she told the repairman, "I'll leave the key under
the mat. Fix the dishwasher, leave the bill on the counter, and I'll mail you a check."

"Oh, by the way don't worry about my bulldog Spike. He won't bother you. But,
whatever you do, do NOT, under ANY circumstances, talk to my parrot!" "I
REPEAT, DO NOT TALK TO MY PARROT!!!"

When the repairman arrived at Wanda's apartment the following day, he
discovered the biggest, meanest looking bulldog he has ever seen. But, just
as she had said, the dog just lay there on the carpet watching the repairman
go about his work.

The parrot, however, drove him nuts the whole time with his incessant
yelling, cursing and name calling. Finally the repairman couldn't contain
himself any longer and yelled,

"Shut up, you stupid, ugly bird!"

To which the parrot replied, "Get him, Spike!"


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Parrot  Identity Verified
Spain
Local time: 19:13
Member (2002)
Spanish to English
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Thanks for the thought Oct 1, 2006



Here's another wave of 'em: http://www.cs.arizona.edu/~collberg/Birds/index.html


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Lesley Clarke  Identity Verified
Mexico
Local time: 11:13
Spanish to English
thank you so much Oct 3, 2006

I was so exhausted when I read it the other night, I laughed and laughed but forgot to say thank you.

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