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What's the last sample you received in the mail? [Mar. 25th, 2007|09:44 am]
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Jayne Mansfield decorated her "Pink Palace" by writing to 1,500 furniture and building suppliers and asking for free samples. She told the donors they could then brag that their goods were in her outlandish mansion. The pitch worked, and Jayne received over $150,000 worth of free merchandise.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wnTT7u5U4Yo

And a talking parrot. Who doesn't like a talking parrot?
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[User Picture]From: zibacco
2007-03-29 04:08 pm (UTC)
Here's the wiki link:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alex_(parrot)

It basically comes down to the same argument they had about Koko the gorilla. Are these animals really communicating with us or do we just want to see that? Personally I think gorillas and chimps probably can use language, but who knows about Alex. Still, some of the stuff he can do is uncanny.

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[User Picture]From: randomposting
2007-03-29 07:55 pm (UTC)
That's amazing!!! Seriously!!!
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