Silly Dogs, Birds Can’t Talk

barks between beagles fp“You know what drives me crazy?”


“Well, yeah, that too. But doesn’t that bird get on your nerves?”

“They all do. Which one in particular?”

“That one that always says ‘city bird, city bird, city bird.’

“It’s not actually saying city bird, silly. Birds can’t talk. It just sounds like that’s what it’s saying.”

“Oh, really, Miss Smarty Pants? Well check this out. Hey, bird! If you can understand me, say ‘city bird!’”

“Oh, Lord…”

“Did you hear her? She said it. She can understand me!”

“How do you know it’s a her and not a him.”

“Because she’s a robin, an robin is a girl’s name.”

“What about Robin Gibb?”

“Who is she?”

“It’s a he, not a she. He was one of the Bee Gees. They only sold 200 million records.”

“Where’d you learn that?”


“You know what I’d like you to look up on Wikipedia?”


“Talking birds.”

“It mentions parrots.”

“What is a parrot?”

“I have no idea. Look at the picture, though.”

“Fancy. Now that is a city bird.”

“You got that right.”

About Ginger & MaryAnn

Ginger and MaryAnn are two sister-beagles of a certain age who blog each Tuesday about their life. Mostly, they eat, sleep and blog. Occasionally, they're tormented by MacGyver, a good-for-nothing alley cat. They're dogs, after all, so their attention spans are...

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