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- n. Plural form of parroter.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
It's a lot of work (732 data points), but it's nice for showing lazy AGW parroters and listening to them try to discredit it somehow.
They are crammed with mere facts, and with the opinions or phrases of other people, and these are accepted as a substitute for the power to form opinions of their own: and thus the sons of eminent fathers, who have spared no pains in their education, so often grow up mere parroters of what they have learnt, incapable of using their minds except in the furrows traced for them.
I guess Rush and the other Gold parroters are now forced to eat their words that Gold was a solid investment.
I haven’t read the article yet, so I don’t know if it addresses the point - and my fellow critics of ID/creationism certainly don’t do make enough to suit me - but this clearly looks like a case of “childern believing fairy tales” (rank & file creationists and parroters of ID sound bites) and “parents” (anti-evolution activists) telling fairy tales to children.