Seeing is Believing

In the early 1700s, the captain of a Spanish pirate ship was very proud of his mongrel pet for its ability to bark once for "Si," and twice for "No."

After being captured by a British commander, the dog was taught the same trick in English.

He thereby became . . . the world's first "Si" and "Aye" dog!


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