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US/Turkish relations strained

Relations between the US and Turkey are coming under strain because of disagreements over the northern front of the Iraq war. If this goes on, I wonder what will they rename Turkish delight and Turkish baths to; not to mention what they'll be having for thanksgiving.

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Posted by: mitch http:// Tue Apr 1 05:01:06 2003

The turkey has that name because it was confused with the "guinea fowl", which was believed to come from Turkey. One of the countries in which the guinea fowl is found is the Ivory Coast (Côte d'Ivoire), a former French colony and scene of a recent demonstration calling for American intervention against France. So it'll be guinea fowl in November, and Ivorian delight for dessert.

Posted by: Damien Warman http://www.pobox.com/~dmw Tue Apr 1 07:53:47 2003

"victory bird"

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