April 1, 2014 9:48 pm -

Yes, a parrot, ladies and gentlemen!

…customers complained she was turning the air blue with a string of rude words.

Ruby the African Grey was put on display at the Norcutts Garden Centre in Ashton, Greater Manchester – but came under fire for her non-stop swearing, which staff say is getting much worse.

They have had to remove Ruby from the shop floor for fears her profane language could offend more customers or be picked up by children…

A spokesman for Norcutts said: ‘We decided to remove her from the centre after receiving a number of complaints about her repeating rude words, and her content was getting much worse.

D.B. Hirsch
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