Thursday, February 14, 2008

Prompt: Turkey


"I’m so glad you brought that up. The turkey is a large gallinaceous bird, native to North America. They are widely cultivated for their meat, which is often considered a healthy alternative to other meats – as in products such as turkey ham or turkey bacon – and less often for their eggs. Turkey manure, a by-product of large-scale farming operations, is useful in composts and fertilizers.

"Domestic turkeys are flightless; wild turkeys are capable of flight, though they are primarily ground birds, only taking flight–"

"That’s great," I interrupted. "But not exactly what I meant by ‘let’s talk turkey.’"

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