Why 'chooks"

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by canesisters, Sep 5, 2011.

  1. canesisters

    canesisters Songster

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    Another 'dumb' question.....
    I keep seeing folks refer to their chickens as 'chooks'. What does that mean? .... Duh:idunno - I know it means chickens.. but where did it come from???
    Just one of those things that makes me go "hummmmmm"
     
  2. Jloeffler

    Jloeffler Songster

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    If it's dumb than I'm right there with you! Been wondering the same thing for awhile! Hope you find out.
     
  3. Symphony

    Symphony Vanilla, Little Airt Airt

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  4. Egghead_Jr

    Egghead_Jr Crowing

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    Australian & New Zealand slang word for chicken.
     
  5. canesisters

    canesisters Songster

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    Ahhh! Ok then - curisoty satisfied.[​IMG]
     
  6. BellevueOmlet

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    I love the Australians on this site. They have funny names for things and are very polite. I want to live in a place where everyone says G'Day when they see you.

    Apparently Chook is a full grown chicken, and a disrepectful name for women [​IMG]
     
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  8. Iheartchicks<3:)

    Iheartchicks<3:) Songster

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    [​IMG] from washington!

    Australian & New Zealand slang word for chicken.
     
  9. Amigo

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  10. Desert Rooster

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