#1: Parrot PCT! Author: Carole, Location: Valtellina - Near Lake ComoPosted: Tue Dec 11, 2007 3:42 am ---- We've all heard of the 'PMT' that ladies suffer - well this is a slight variation to that theme....PCT - Post Christmas Trauma!!!
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.
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
'clean up' the bird's vocabulary.
Finally, John was fed up and he yelled at the parrot. The parrot yelled
back. John shook the parrot and the parrot got angrier and even ruder. John, in desperation, threw up his hands, grabbed the bird and put him in the freezer.
For a few minutes he could hear as the parrot squawked, kicked and screamed.
Then suddenly there was total quiet. Not a sound 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 behaviour."
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
behaviour, the bird continued....