"Of course I love you-I'm programmed to love you. I'm a goddam lovebird."
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"Of course mating is natural. It's just not the kind of thing you want to see your parents doing."
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Birds of Manhattan
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"Don't repeat this."
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"We just haven't been flapping them hard enough."
"The meeting will come to order."
"And now we just relax, settle down, and smother them until they crack."
"As president of the tenants' association, I have to inform you that our list of grievances has been eaten."
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"Yes, he does speak, but only on condition of anonymity."
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"He's pro-gun, but I like his stance on migration."
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"The presentation is dreadful."
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Fishing for Birds
"You're not going to put that there, are you?"
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"I'm sorry, I can't help you-you're subject to bird law now."
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A prisoner in a jail cell reads on his bunk while his pet bird peers out of its prison-like cage beside him.
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"I don't know. George got it somewhere."
THE ST. FRANCIS OF ASSISI SHOW.
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"My lawyer finally got me on the endangered-species list!"
"I was born an urban bird and I'll die an urban bird."
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A bird looks into a birdhouse from which the legs and tail of a cat are dangling.
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"As a species we're endangered. As an individual I'm in great shape."
"Of course I'm angry—look at me."
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"What the hell was I supposed to do? I've been declawed!"