“It's a good thing we have gravity, or else when birds died they'd just stay right up there. Hunters would be all confused.”
Steven Wright, Comedian, actor, writer. (1955- )
“TURKEY, n. A large bird whose flesh when eaten on certain religious anniversaries has the peculiar property of attesting piety and gratitude. Incidentally, it is pretty good eating.”
Ambrose Bierce, ‘The Devil's Dictionary’ (1911)
When asked about his carving skills, replied:
"I just yell at the bird and hope the meat will fall off."
Jeff Smith, the Frugal Gourmet
“About the only birds in New England worth cooking, are the pigeon and partridge....Any one who kills a robin to eat, ought to have it hung round his neck as the albatross was around the 'Ancient Mariner.'”
Sarah Josepha Hale, 'The Good Housekeeper' (1839)
“The early bird gets the worm, but the second mouse gets the cheese.”
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