"Not only did I start the parrot trend before that Patrick guy," writes French artist and designer and author Florentin Tuillier, "I was actually avant-garde and started it all last OCTOBER."
They enclose this photograph.
This is the book that picture was in.
We don't know exactly what it is, but it all looks amazing.
Sadly, Florentin, we clearly stated that we were looking for pop parrot glimpses FROM THIS YEAR, so even though you might claim that an October appearance set the trend in motion we cannot accept your submission. 'Apols'.