Someone said :
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 more
> rude. John, in desperation, threw up his hand, grabbed the bird and put
> him in the freezer. For a few minutes the parrot squawked and kicked and
> Then suddenly there was total quiet. Not a peep was heard for over a
> 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
> behavior,the bird spoke-up, very softly, "May I ask what the turkey