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GUYANA: “Millie” – The Swearing Parrot on a Postage Stamp – #philately video

The Swearing Parrot on a Postage Stamp – #philately

A swearing parrot gets kicked out of Canada’s World Expo because of its foul language, only to be immortalized on a set of postage stamps in Guyana. Learn about the fascinating story of Millie the macaw in this episode of #philately

UPDATE: A viewer found more information on what happened to Millie: https://exploringstamps.files.wordpre…

Links: Episode on New York Worlds Fairs https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7BdjZ… Learn about Expo 67 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Expo_67 The deportation of Millie…the macaw https://thebenab.com/deportation-mill… The Bilingual Cussbird https://www.stabroeknews.com/2013/05/… Was Millie a bilingual macaw or a bilingual parrot? https://guyanatimesgy.com/was-millie-…

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