How Furbies “Learn” Language
Furbies cannot learn words as they are all preprogrammed with a set of words and phrases, within which they bring out the idea that a conversation is underway. Furbies have a set parameter and have a set of words but if you would talk to it legibly and slowly it could rearrange this to speak out.
Can Furbies learn words?
It is this issue whivh became a misconception that Furbies are able to learn and speak that put some of the United States intelligence agencies in a quandary. Their fears were later allayed that Furbies had no intention on spying on the intelligence services though it was declared persona non grata.