One day a husband decided to go to a pet store and get his wife a bird
for Christmas. He knew she loved animals, birds in particular,
and decided this would be the perfect gift for her.
He goes to the pet store and asks the manager if he has anything
special In the way of birds. The manager tells him that in fact he
does, it's a Bird named "Chet" who sings.
The guy is very interested and asks to see Chet. The manager
brings him over to a beautiful bird and tells the husband that this is
The husband asks what is so special about him and the manager
tells him that Chet can sing, and that he'll show him.
The manager then takes a cigarette lighter out of his pocket and
lights it a few inches underneath Chet's right foot. Chet begins to
sing "Jingle Bells, Jingle Bells, Jingle All the Way". The husband
says that it was great, "Does Chet sing anything else?"
So the manager
then lights his lighter under Chet's left foot, and Chet begins to
sing "I'm dreaming of a white Christmas, just like the ones I used to
know ..." The husband is very impressed, sure that his wife will
absolutely love this bird, so he buys Chet.
He brings the bird home and presents it to his wife as a Christmas
gift. She is very happy and says the bird is beautiful. The
husband tells her That the bird can sing, and he takes his lighter and
lights it beneath Chet's right foot, and Chet begins to sing, "Jingle
Bells, Jingle Bells, Jingle All the Way".
The wife is thrilled and
asks if he can do anything else.
The husband then lights the lighter
under Chet's left foot and Chet begins to sing, "I'm dreaming of a
white Christmas, just like the ones I used to know..."
The wife is overwhelmed and asks, "What would happen if
you put the lighter under both of his feet at the same
time?" The husband says that he doesn't know, but
they could try it.
So the husband puts the lighter
under both of the birds feet and the bird begins to
"Chet's nuts roasting on an open fire...."