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In Turkey News...

By Margaret Lyons in News on Nov 23, 2007 6:55PM

2007_11_23.turkey1.jpg OK, after this we'll call an end to Thanksgiving-related posting--it's wearing us out--but there were a couple of oddball turkey stories in the news today.

Five United Airlines employees at O'Hare got sick after eating a company-provided meal yesterday. The spread is considered an olive branch kind of gesture from management to its workers, so...d'oh. No one was seriously ill, but there were reports of nausea and vomiting.

But those folks had it easy, at least compared to one local man whose fried repeatedly punched him in the face, after accusing him of stealing, plucking and selling the assailant's turkey. Oh, and this fight occurred right outside a police station. And now, our favorite understatement of the day: "Alcohol was involved to "some" degree, according to police." Heh.

And finally, we love stupid jokes and have to share this one: "What would you get if you crossed a turkey with a baked fruit dessert?
[wait for it] Peach gobbler!" Screw you for judging us.

"Before" turkey by monsieur paradis