Here, they learn the scriptures parrot-fashion
, with little or no emphasis on the tolerance and compassion that is at the heart of all great religions.
She says the students, several of whom had degrees in information technology, struggled to adapt to self-taught techniques following a lifetime of parrot-fashion
schooling: they continually looked to the teacher when stuck.
"We are searching for your father" is the only parrot-fashion
response we get from the ministry officials.
"My job is to just learn it almost parrot-fashion
so it becomes part of me and I don't have to think about it.
In fact the damage they have inflicted on Bahrain is huge, yet many out-of-touch officials in Washington have swallowed Al Wefaq's poison and been issuing statements parrot-fashion
Not bothered if people remember me or not (Lindsey Dunn, Skills to Shine) ANSWERS WEREN'T REELED OFF PARROT-FASHION
ONE question that seems to flummox our interviewees more than any other is: "If you had a talking parrot, what's the first thing you'd teach it to say?" After being met with widespread puzzlement, we have decided to drop the question from Monday Interviews in 2015.
Each year we hear "They shall grow not old as we that are left grow old." I don't see too many tears among those who recite this line, parrot-fashion
. Am I the only vet whose mind turns to my buddy Ken (killed in action); young Jimmy (caught in shellfire while tuning his radio); and unknown rifleman whose remains (from the waist down) I carried from a Korean mountain?
Costa speaks little to no English, but had decided to learn a line of introduction, parrot-fashion
Instead of internal communications systems, for example, the Leviathan has lizards which can repeat messages parrot-fashion
, and the American reporter Eddie Malone possesses a 'recording frog'.
Little wonder that the yobs repeat them parrot-fashion
. They've heard them on all the telly.
And it will help stop us hearing folk (who have learned it parrot-fashion
) singing the first line as My hen laid a haddock.
"However, it would only take them a month or two in a classroom to get to know the rules parrot-fashion
and then they could go and referee a game very well because they have the common sense to do so and they know what constitutes a bad tackle.