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|What a bird!|
|06/20/01 at 21:12:10|
|Chinese husband runs into mynah trouble|
A Chinese housewife is seeking divorce claiming the family's pet bird
tipped her off about her husband's illicit affair.
The talking mynah bird reportedly began dropping clues about her
husband's affair after the woman returned from a visit to her parents.
Now she is hoping the bird will be allowed to testify in her divorce
The woman from Chung Ching in south-west China is reported to have
started becoming suspicious of her husband when she noticed distinct
changes in the vocabulary of her pet bird upon her return home from a
Instead of its normal chatter, the talkative mynah bird started saying
things like "Divorce", "I love you" or "Be patient".
The bird became particularly talkative whenever the phone rang,
deepening the woman's suspicion that it had been eavesdropping on her
husband's illicit conversations with a lover.
Now the man will apparently be getting his wish as his wife is suing for
The only question is whether the bird will be allowed to testify.
It has already visited the lawyer's office for consultations, but the
woman's attorney says he is not optimistic a Chinese judge will grant
her a divorce based purely on the words of a pet bird.
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