Thanksgiving Chuckles, part 2.
A young man named John received a parrot as a gift. The parrot had a
bad attitude and an even worse vocabulary. Every word out of the bird's
mouth was rude, obnoxious and laced with profanity.
and tried to change the bird's attitude by consistently saying only
polite words, playing soft music and anything else he could think of to
“clean up” the bird's vocabulary.
Finally, John was fed up and he yelled at the parrot. The parrot yelled back.
shook the parrot and the parrot got angrier and even ruder. In
desperation, John threw up his hands, grabbed the bird and put him in
For a few minutes the parrot squawked and kicked
and screamed. Then suddenly there was total quiet. Not a peep was heard
for over a minute. Fearing that he'd hurt the parrot, John quickly
opened the door to the freezer.
The parrot calmly stepped out
onto John's outstretched arms and said, “I believe I may have offended
you with my rude language and actions. I'm sincerely remorseful for my
inappropriate transgressions and I fully intend to do everything I can
to correct my rude and unforgivable behavior.”
John was stunned
at the change in the bird's attitude. As he was about to ask the parrot
what had made such a dramatic change in his behavior, when the bird
continued, “May I ask what the turkey did?” [alexking.org: Blog]