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Angry turkey: 1; TV reporter: 0

WBZ dispatched grizzled reporter Bill Shields down to Hyde Park today in search of the unstuffed murderbird rampaging through the Westminster Avenue area. Fortunately, because of Covid-19, Shields was equipped with a microphone on a boom, with which he was able to fend off the angry avian long enough to make his escape.

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As was explained to me by some regulars here a few months ago, just because you see something on the WBZ news, unless it is somewhere on the internet, it didn’t happen. I’m not calling you a liar, but based on the standards others apply, you might be seen as such.

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That was hilarious. He's mad because it's Thanksgiving.

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Where is the TLF? Shouldn't they be explaining how this is a righteous protest on the occasion of the 400th anniversary of the European Invasion of their ancestral homelands?

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Link added.

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And I did catch it at 11. It was pretty funny.

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Magoo favors Benjamin Franklin’s desire to have the turkey as a national symbol. It is a majestic creature and is belittled by all of these posts. Magoo.

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And paparazzi should stopped harassing this poor animal.

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To paraphrase Mr. Franklin in the guise of Poor Richard, you truly must be one that is early to bed and early to rise. Magoo.

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And paparazzi should stopped harassing this poor animal.

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Franklin never suggested the Turkey to be the national symbol. It's an urban legend.

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But it’s a good one.

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that elected Ben Franklin President.

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When the Germans bombed Pearl Harbor. Heck NO! Follow Me...

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In a letter to his daughter Sarah, Franklin extolled the virtues of the turkey over the eagle. He thought the Eagle was a terrible symbol for the country. Interestingly enough, Franklin wanted the great seal of the US to feature Moses! I wonder how that would go over in today's society.

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In a letter to his daughter Sarah, Franklin extolled the virtues of the turkey over the eagle. He thought the Eagle was a terrible symbol for the country. Interestingly enough, Franklin wanted the great seal of the US to feature Moses! I wonder how that would go over in today's society.

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In his "Stan Freberg presents The United States of America"

You put our national bird in the oven?
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as Chief Executive for another 70 days or so. I assure you that is quite enough.

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The interviewed victim is named “Poulette.”

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I hereby award you your pedant pill @Eighthman.
SWALLOW!

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Huh?

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Poulette = Chick in French.

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And thought it was hysterical.

Is anyone else here old enough that hearing she beat back the turkey with her purse reminded you of Ruth Buzzi on Laugh-In?

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I'm not that old, but I do remember Ruth Buzzi played spinster Gladys Orumphy, who often beat Arte Johnson's character, Mr. Horneigh (horn-eye) with her purse after he said something suggestive. Or, if she was on Dean Martin's roasts, she would take a few whacks of her purse at Dean or the male Man of the Week/Hour.

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When you're driving down the highway at night
And you're feelin' that wild turkey's bite

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