sick as a parrot

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What at first was a sore throat has grown into a big yuk flu thing. Im feeling pretty damn rough.

Apparently the saying ‘sick as a parrot’ derives from the age of pirates. They would eat the rotting fruit aboard the ship, sometimes they’d become sick, even die-im not dramatising my flu to that point don’t worry! but i like to know the origins of the crazy things we say 🙂

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3 thoughts on “sick as a parrot

  1. Poor you with the flu-get better soon xx interesting research, nice to know where these sayings come from – Nice parrot heart as well xx

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