PARROTS AND PRAYER
lady goes to her priest one day and says, "Father,
I have a problem. I have two female parrots, but they only
know how to say one thing."
"What do they say?" the priest inquired.
"They say, 'Hi, we're hookers! Do you want to have
"That's obscene!" the priest exclaimed, and then,
he thought for a moment.
"You know," he said, "I may have a solution
to your problem. I have two male talking parrots, which
I have taught to pray and read the Bible. Bring your two
parrots over to my house, and we'll put them in the cage
with Frank and Jacob. My parrots can teach your parrots
to pray and worship, and your parrots are sure to stop saying
that horrible thing-in no time at all."
"Thank you," the woman responded, "this may
very well be the solution to my
The next day, she brought her female parrots to the priest's
house. As he ushered her in, she saw that his two male parrots
were inside their cage, holding rosary beads and praying.
Impressed, she walked over and placed her parrots in with
After a few minutes, the female parrots cried out in unison:
"Hi,we're hookers! Do you want to have some fun?"
There was stunned silence.
Shocked, one male parrot looked over at the other male parrot
and exclaimed, "Put the beads away, Frank. Our prayers
have been answered."