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Saturday, November 12, 2005
(From Gene, our correspondent in Washington Heights.)
A woman went to a pet shop and immediately spotted
a large, beautiful parrot. There was a sign on the cage that said
"Why so little," she asked the pet store owner.
The owner looked at her and said, "Look, I should
tell you first that this bird used to live in a house of
prostitution, and sometimes it says some pretty vulgar stuff."
The woman thought about this, but decided she had to have the
She took it home and hung the bird's cage up in her
living room and waited for it to say something.
The bird looked around the room, then at her, and
said, "New house, New madam."
The woman was a bit shocked at the implication, but
then thought "that's really not so bad."
When her two teenage daughters returned from school
the bird saw and said,
"New house, new madam, new girls." The girls and
the woman were a bit offended but then began to laugh about the
situation considering how and where the parrot had been raised.
Moments later, the woman's husband Keith came home from work.
The bird looked at him and said, "Hi, Keith."