ConcordeBoy From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR: Reply 1, posted (7 years 10 months 3 weeks 6 days 19 hours ago) and read 716 times:
Woman who used to live next to us in the '80s had one of the few African Greys allowed to be kept as pets here...
..that thing could say anything, and yes he'd drop a few F-bombs every now and then, much to the delight of me and my sisters.
Its favorite activity however, was imitating the telephone's ring; and it drove her nuts because it could imitate it perfectly-- even the correct volume; so she'd always end up answering the phone for no reason.
Carmenlu15 From Guatemala, joined Dec 2004, 4701 posts, RR: 34 Reply 4, posted (7 years 10 months 3 weeks 6 days 18 hours ago) and read 681 times:
When I was a kid, my cousins had a parrot that would yell "hijuep***" (the Spanish equivalent of "son of a b*tch"). The best part of it was watching my aunt's useless efforts to silence the parrot, only to make "ese loro desgraciado" yell louder.
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