The parrot swore at him all the time, and it was f **ing this and f** ing that all day long. Threatening did no good at all.
At last the man really lost his patience and put the parrot in his freezer. A while later he relented and got the parrot out and found him quite a reformed character, very polite and subservient !
After explaining to the parrot why he had had to punish it he talked for a while about behaviour, and its results.
The parrot said;"Please
sir, may I ask a question?" "Certainly "was the reply.