Sunday, May 04, 2014

May The Fowlth ...

Cuatro de Mayo:
"It was quite a party… !"

"Bach, Bach…."

Q:  Who's there?

A:  A classical chicken...

Did you know that May 4th is International Respect for Chickens Day (IRCD - pronounced "irk-ed")?  Well, you do now! Go ahead and add it to your Outlook calendar before you forget it.    ("IRCD, IRCD…"  Q: Who's there?  A: One mad, "p.o.'d" chicken…!)

Many people say, despite what you've heard,
Might be able to pass for a poodle...
that chickens are "a man's best friend"

( Disclaimer: not of course meant to be too gender specific, undiverse, imply any disrespect for dogs, nor indicate any support for the LA Clippers).  Not sure who came up with that idea, nor how they arrived at it; but, suspect that it comes from the fact that you generally don't have "to walk" chickens.  Which is a good thing… 'cause you'd look pretty silly walking a chicken, wouldn't you.

"No, we're not going to do
 an Easter egg hunt…!
Chickens do raise some difficult issues though.  There is always that mind-numbing question of : "Which came first?  The chicken or the egg?"(Probably need to ask your local school board to clarify their policy on teaching this "fundamental creation question" in your hometown schools). Personally, I can picture both sides on that issue; assuming, of course, that an egg has a side

"Cross"-moi !?!  I'm not
"the problem" , honey...
The other question which people always ask is:  "Why did the chicken cross the road?" Never have understood why folks found that one to be so difficult.  Believe they try to over-think it, make it too complex, or simply don't get out enough in the real world.

If you live outside the city or have ever driven around in the countryside a bit, you know exactly why a chicken crosses the road...

"I usually chicken out and run
into problems half-way across…"

… to prove to a possum that it's possible.

And, if you are now deeply interested in finding out more, you can chick it out at

… there's a special section on "Think Like A Chicken" which you may find personally useful.

… do take a chicken out to lunch sometime 
to celebrate!

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