Wednesday, November 18, 2009


Hm. Who is crazy? I keep referring to that big bird momma has in the fridge for next week as the BIG CHICKEN- the HUMONGOUS CHICKEN-. Looks like a HUGE one. 25 lbs? Like I said ONE HUMONGOUS CHICKEN.

Every time I say big chicken everyone corrects me. A chorus of "TURKEY: not chicken."

I finally got tired and went about doing some research. I typed "turkey"in my search engine and this is what I got: from wiki: TURKEY.
Turkey (Turkish: Türkiye), known officially as the Republic of Turkey (Tur-Türkiye_is a Eurasian country that stretches across the Anatolian peninsula in Western Asia and Thrace (Rumelia) in the Balkan region of southeastern Europe. Turkey is bordered by eight countries: Bulgaria to the northwest; Greece to the west; Georgia to the northeast; Armenia, Azerbaijan (the exclave of Nakhchivan) and Iran to the east; and Iraq and Syria to the southeast. The Mediterranean Sea and Cyprus are to the south; the Aegean Sea to the west; and the Black Sea is to the north. Separating Anatolia and Thrace are the Sea of Marmara and the Turkish Straits (the Bosphorus and the Dardanelles), which are commonly reckoned to delineate the boundary between Europe and Asia, thereby making Turkey a transcontinental[5] country of significant geostrategic importance.[6][7] Ethnic Turks form the majority of the population, followed by the Kurds. The predominant religion in Turkey is Islam. The official language is Turkish.

It is a country! Is the chicken so big it was named after a country??? I think so. I stand by my take. HUMONGOUS CHICKEN. It must be rare that they get that big, or it takes a whole lot of time to grow them that big, because you only see them once a year on Thanksgiving.

And, I am sorry, but I am not calling it by its "street name" It is not PC. I will call it what it is. HUMONGOUS CHICKEN. It deserves that much dignity and I am looking forward to fulfilling its destiny ...on my plate.


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