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#1 TD.

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Posted 25 November 2004 - 11:02 AM

A young man named John T. Thompson received a parrot as a gift. The parrot had a bad attitude and a worse vocabulary. Every word out of his mouth was rude, obnoxious, and laced with profanity.

John tried 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 soothe the bird and clean up its vocabulary.

Finally, John was fed up. He yelled at the parrot. The parrot yelled back. John shook the parrot and the parrot got angrier and ruder. John, in desperation, threw up his hands, grabbed the bird and put him in the freezer. For a few minutes the parrot squawked and kicked and screamed and hollered profanities.

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 arm 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, but before he'd fully collected himself, the bird continued, "May I ask what the turkey did?"


HAPPY THANKSGIVING! biggrin.gif biggrin.gif biggrin.gif


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#2 john

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Posted 25 November 2004 - 11:40 AM

Got a big kick out of that one.....will read it today during dinner with extended family so all can enjoy it! wink.gif

Happy Thanksgiving to all our friends on Machinegunbooks.com. We wish you all much happiness and are thankful to know you.

Now if we can find a decent deal on a Colt Thompson at the SAR show in Phoenix, we'll really be thankful!!!! And we'll see some of you there!

John, Alice, Jess and Sam Anderson biggrin.gif


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