Where's Teddy Now?

Day 181 – Chicken

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Hoi An, Vietnam

Why did the chicken cross the road? It didn’t; it lives on the boulevard.

In Thai, Chicken is “gai”. Here in Vietnam, it’s ““.

This photo could easily stand in for any little village or town in SE Asia. The chickens here are wonderfully colourful and full of character. There’s a literal reality behind the expression cock of the walk that one doesn’t fully appreciate back home. [There’s also a restaurant in Missouri by that name.)

In comparison, our cocks are positively boring. These are handsome fellows. I don’t feel bad about eating them.

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