Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Fact of the Day: Hindi Turkey

In Turkish, the word for the bird turkey is a hindi. 

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  1. Maybe the turkeys survive through thanksgiving that way

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    1. They Don't have Thanksgiving Day in Turkey!
      Although I'm buggered if I know what Yanks can offer thanks for these days????????????????
      Colin

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  2. Hindus call them Presbyterians!

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  3. I didn't know that. Interesting!

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  4. So now on Thanksgiving I'm insulting someone's religion?

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  5. That is interesting, and kind of funny too.

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  6. The birds look like they could be dancing the turkey trot.

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  7. When I was little I thought turkeys came from Turkey, not realizing that our turkeys were North American in origin. But when you trace the origin of the bird's name, it all makes sense. It's funny to think of such fierce people as the Turks at the same time as our modern farmed turkeys.

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