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Turkey Trivia

Ben Franklin thought that the turkey should have been our national bird instead of the eagle.

There is fossil evidence that turkeys have been around the Americas for 10 million years!

Some people think the turkey got its name from the Indian word for the bird--"furkee".

Other people think its name came from the sound that the bird makes--"turk, turk."

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Thanksgiving Riddles

Q: What sound does a space turkey make?
A: hubble, hubble, hubble.

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Q. When did the Pilgrims first say "God bless America?"
A. The first time they heard America sneeze!

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Q. What are unhappy cranberries called?
A. Blueberries!

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Q. What's blue and covered with feathers?
A. A turkey holding its breath!

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Q. What's the key to a good Thanksgiving dinner?
A. The turKEY!

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Q. If April showers bring May flowers, what do May flowers bring?
A. Pilgrims!

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Q. What do you get when you cross a turkey with a centipede?
A. Lots of drumsticks!

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Q. What would you call a pet squash?
A. Call it anything you want- it won't hear you!

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Q. What did the farmer say to the green pumpkin?
A. Why orange you orange?

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Q. Why did the turkey cross the road?
A. It was the chicken's day off!

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Q. When the Pilgrims landed, where did they stand?
A. On their feet!

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Q. hy didn't the turkey eat dessert?
A. He was stuffed!

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Q. What cat discovered America?
A. Christofurry Columbus!

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Q. What's the best thing to put into a pumpkin pie?
A. Your teeth!

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Q. Why did they let the turkey join the band?
A. He had the drumsticks!

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Q. What would you get if you crossed a turkey with an octopus?
A. Eight feather dusters!

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Q. What kind of vegetables would you like for Thanksgiving dinner?
A. Beets me!

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Q. What's round, red, and wears a diaper?
A. A baby cranberry!

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Q. What smells the best at a Thanksgiving dinner?
A. Your nose!

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Q. Why did the turkey sit on the tomahawk?
A. To hatchet.

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Q. Why did the Pilgrim eat a candle?
A. He wanted a light snack!

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Q. What kind of music did the Pilgrims listen to?
A. Plymouth Rock!

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Q. Why do Turkeys gobble, gobble?
A. They never learned good table manners!

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Q. What always comes at the end of Thanksgiving?
A. The letter "g"!

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Q. What key has legs and can't open doors?
A. A Turkey!

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Q. What did the mother turkey say to her disobedient children?
A. If your father could see you now, he'd turn over in his gravy!

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Knock, knock.
Who's there?
Dewey.
Dewey who?
Dewey have to wait long to eat?

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Knock, knock.
Who's there?
Waddle.
Waddle who?
Waddle I do if you don't open the door?

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Knock, knock.
Who's there?
Harry.
Harry who?
Harry up, I'm hungry!

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Knock, knock.
Who's there?
Gladys.
Gladys who?
Gladys Thanksgiving.  Aren't you?