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The Purple Parrot

Riddle:

A salesman sold a parrot to a man. The salesman said, "This parrot will repeat every single word it hears." The man bought the parrot, but he found it would not speak a single word. What the salesman said was absolutly true, however. How is this possible?

Answer:

The parrot was deaf.

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