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What Am i?

This thing runs but cannot walk, sometimes sings but never talks. Lacks arms, has hands; lacks a head but has a face. What is it?

Quiet Parrot

When Miss Millie purchased her new parrot, the salesman assured her that it would repeat any word it heard. About a week later, Miss Millie returned the parrot complaining it hadn’t uttered a single word. Given that the salesman had spoken the truth about the parrot’s abilities, why wouldn’t the bird talk?

What could I be?

I am the black child of a white father, a wingless bird, flying even to the clouds of heaven. I give birth to tears of mourning in pupils that meet me, even though there is no cause for grief, and at once on my birth I am dissolved into air. What am I?

What Am i?

I’m the part of the bird that’s not in the sky. I can swim in the ocean and yet remain dry. What am I?