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My Great Grandmother

Discussion in 'Family Life - Stories, Pictures & Updates' started by Whitehouse Quail, Feb 21, 2011.

  1. Whitehouse Quail

    Whitehouse Quail Songster

    Jul 1, 2009
    My Great Grandma has always been a character. She grew up on a farm, so she knew how to hold her own with the random cousins, uncles, aunts, kids and SISTERS.

    She had a sister named Nellie. Nellie had a chicken, Big Red. This chicken was no ordinary chicken, he liked to walk up and attack anything that moved. (Excluding Nellie, of course.) Unfortuantely, Big Red ran into my great grandma. She is like Lucille Ball, no joke. Red hair, and younger pictures look like her.

    Well that chicken attacked her, and she kicked it. But that wasn't good enough for old Lucille Ball. She asked her mother what was for dinner, then volunteered to help prepare it. Unbeknowenst to anyone else, she quietly walked up to Big Red and chopped his head off. She then put the head in Nellie's shoe, and gutted the chicken for dinner. Only afterwards did she telll her sister what they were eating. [​IMG]

    True story! If you knew my grandma, you could see her doing this! [​IMG]

    Any other ancient-chicken stories? I about fell out of my chair when I heard her tell the story!

    ETA: This happened about 70-75 years ago.
    Last edited by a moderator: Feb 21, 2011

  2. TigerLilly

    TigerLilly I failed Chicken Math

    Jul 18, 2010
    Central Florida
    No chicken stories here, but I can only imagine how upset Nellie must've been! What was the purpose in putting the chicken head in her shoe?
  3. Whitehouse Quail

    Whitehouse Quail Songster

    Jul 1, 2009
    Quote:To spite her. [​IMG]
  4. Hillbilly Hen

    Hillbilly Hen Crowing

    Apr 11, 2009
    Newaygo Michigan
    [​IMG] Oh my that was too funny!
  5. Chickenfur

    Chickenfur Songster

    Apr 10, 2009
    On Earth :)
    The only one I have only mentions chickens. [​IMG] But it involves two boys with dirt bikes, gasoline and no adults around. Yikes.

    ETA: It's not that old though, only about 30yrs.
    Last edited: Feb 21, 2011

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