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      The Parrot :

The pet shop owner did guarantee a customer that a parrot in the store would repeat every word that he hears.
The customer bought the parrot but found that the parrot did not speak a single word.
Nevertheless, the pet shop owner did tell the truth. Explain.

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      The Parrot :     ANSWER

The parrot was deaf.