Happy Shichimencho Day

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The Crane and the turkey by Kokei Kobayashi 1928.

Turkey in Japanese is called Shichimencho(七面鳥) meaning seven faced.
Seven faced turkey is chilmyeonjo(칠면조) in Korea.
“In german it’s Truthan for male and Pute for female turkey.” (Jtwine)
See the list here for wild turkey in different languages.

In Turkish, the bird is called hindi which means “from & related to India”.
In Vietnamese, it is called gà tây, meaning “Western chicken”.
In Urdu, it is called feel murgh, meaning “elephant chicken”.

Hear these vegetables play the music on youtube.

Where is the Turkey Alan Sondheim saved?

We save, not eat, a turkey on Thanksgiving! – Alan

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