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Comment: Is it true that there was a dog in Missouri in the 1920's and
30's named Jim who could, among other things, read and understand several
languages?

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El Chupacabra
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I don't know about that, but I used to have a dog that when you would ask him, "How's life treating you?", would respond with, "Rough"...
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Electrotiger
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"And what's that thing on top of the house?"

"Roof!"

"And who's the best baseball player of all time?"

"Ruth!"

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Then when the circus manager threw the man and his dog out of his office, the dog turned to his owner and asked, "Think I should have said DiMaggio?"

Pogue

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"Whats the outside covering of a tree?"
"BARK!!"

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Chin Pansy
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Yes, he was barklingual.
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My foster dog, Gateway, occasionally sounds like he's saying "Yes!" when he barks. It's not a clear "Yes!", more like Astro or Scooby-Doo: "Rresh!"

However, one time when I asked him "Do you need to go potty?" and I swear he answered "YES!" quite clearly. It shocked me and I stared at him for a few moments, wishing I'd gotten it on tape. He hasn't done it since, and it was just a fluke, but it was kinda spooky and cool.

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Chin Pansy
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I love it when dogs manage a human word. Maybe you should have the video ready whenever you ask if he needs to go potty. (or, pot pot, as I call it in my house.)
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My dog just sneezes on command.

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this is what i found.

Jim, the wonder dog

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Horse Chestnut
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I'm a sucker for stories like this, no matter how it might have been done. Good' ol' Jim the Wonder Dog. [Smile]

Here's some eyewitness accounts from people who met Jim when they were children back in the 30s. I particularly like the "10 pennies" story.

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