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Re: [OT]: Limited data transfer outside local network ..?



On Mon, 2006-10-09 at 22:37 -0400, Gene Heskett wrote:

> Way off topic, but I have to relate about a parakeet I had when I was a 
> child 60 years ago.  This parakeet had the run of the house as he was 
> basicly a people person, never really understanding why we didn't fly 
> around the place like he could.
> 
> We kept a can of Babo, the abrasive/cleansing/bleaching powder on the 
> windowsill above the kitchen sink.  This bird discovered it, and kept 
> the top of that can absolutely sparkling clean by licking the powder off 
> the can as soon as he could.  We thought it might hurt him, but he 
> survived for about a decade, finally making it through the screen door 
> one warm summer day when a visitor held it open too long.

We had the same thing happen in Helena MT. Broke my heart, too. Ric

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