Pandemonium of Potty-Mouthed Parrots

5 African gray parrots made up for their muted plumage with colorful language—cursing at visitors to London’s Lincolnshire Wildlife Park and shocking staff, CBS reports.

And now we know why “pandemonium” is the term for a cluster of parrots.

The foul-mouthed fowl—Billy, Elsie, Eric, Jade and Tyson—have been temporarily removed from exhibit, according to The New York Times.

A major problem of the parrots’ cursing—in various British accents—"was that it was hilarious,” explains park executive Steve Nichols.

The Quote: “It’s not so bad with one on its own,” Nichols told the Times. “But then, if you get five together, once one swears and another one laughs, and another one laughs, before you know it, it sounds like a group of teenagers or an old working men’s club.”

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