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hi ,
actually i have learn alot about origin of languages and sumarian and so and so but i cant understand about this " WHY PARROTS CAN SPEAK ENGLISH OR ANY LANGUAGE WHICH WE TAUGHT THEM " WHY NOT ANY OTHER ANIMAL AND IT IS NOT MAMAL BUT A BIRD
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mubashir said:
hi ,
actually i have learn alot about origin of languages and sumarian and so and so but i cant understand about this " WHY PARROTS CAN SPEAK ENGLISH OR ANY LANGUAGE WHICH WE TAUGHT THEM " WHY NOT ANY OTHER ANIMAL AND IT IS NOT MAMAL BUT A BIRD

Parrots are not actually speaking; they imitate sounds that they hear. The particular language makes no difference to them. :wink:
 

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Parrots, and some other birds like the Miner bird, can initate human language, but they are just repeating what they have heard, so it isn't really speaking. :D
 

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tdol said:
Parrots, and some other birds like the Miner bird, can initate human language, but they are just repeating what they have heard, so it isn't really speaking. :D

What, pray tell, is a "Miner bird"? :?
 

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Only bird i ever saw talk more than a normal african grey was an old bald miner bird my dad used to have. You could literally carry on a conversation with this bird and you would never know it was him.. I actually though it was my grandmother a few dozen times... It also knew life in a tavern/bar and had quite the colorful vocabulary too when you inclinded the conversation to go that way.

http://forum.kingsnake.com/python/messages/85012.html
 
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FYI:

Miner birds belong to the family Meliphagidae (honeyeaters). On the other hand, myna(h) birds are related to starlings (family Sturnidae). They all belong to the songbird order (Passeriformes).

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