September is National Chicken Month. Not only is chicken so popular that it gets an entire month dedicated to it, according to our awesome infographic, customers are two times more likely to order chicken than pork, lamb, beef, or turkey.
What are some other things chickens are two times more likely to do than pork, lamb, beef, and turkey?
Be Used To Illustrate Someone’s Cowardice
Chickens are two times more likely to be used as a pejorative term when trying to highlight someone’s cowardice or fear. If you are standing on a high dive afraid to jump into the water, you are twice as likely to hear, “Quit being a chicken,” than, “Stop acting like cow.”
Be Counted Before They Hatch
Chickens are two times more likely to be counted before they hatch than turkeys, and one hundred times more likely to be counted before they hatch than cows, pigs, and lambs, as they do not hatch at all.
To Be Put In One Basket
In their egg form, chickens are two times more likely than turkeys to be all put in one basket, thus making the person who put them in that basket very dependent on that basket. While there are no rules against how many pigs, cows, turkeys, and lambs you can put in a basket, it's important to always remember to spread them out.
Be Used As A Paradox
Chickens are two times more likely to be used to explain a paradox than turkeys, lambs, pigs, and cows. The question, “Which came first, the chicken or the egg,” is used to illustrate the absurdity of linear thinking over vast time scales. “Which came first, the pig or the smaller pig,” just doesn’t have the same ring to it.
Cross A Road
While their individuals reasons for doing so may vary, chickens are two times more likely than pigs, lambs, cows, and turkeys to cross a road. Some reasons chickens have been known to cross roads include, “To get to the other side, “ and, “To prove to the possum it could be done,” and, “Orange you glad I didn’t say banana?”