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Talkin' "Turkey": The Linguistic Link Between the Bird and the Country

Awkward conversations can be as much of an annual Thanksgiving tradition as food, family, friends, and football. For those wanting to avoid subjects too political or too personal, consider chatting about what the deal is with a country and a bird having the exact same name.  Safer than some subjects, this Turkey/turkey topic is still subject to dispute, as there are differing explanations for the name...

November 25, 2015 — Layla Eplett

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