Why Did the Turkey Cross the Road…

Get the answer to this and other fun, favorite Thanksgiving riddles!

Here are some of our favorite turkey jokes for Thanksgiving from contributing editor Richard Lederer:

Best Turkey Jokes For Thanksgiving

Why did the turkey cross the road?
To prove he wasn’t chicken.

Is turkey soup good for you?
Not if you’re the turkey

Why did the person quit smoking cold turkey?
Because the feathers made him cough.

Why did the turkey bolt down its food?
Because it was a gobbler.

What do turkeys like to eat on Thanksgiving?
Nothing, they’re already stuffed.

Did you hear about the conservative turkey?
It had two right wings.

And there’s even more….

Why did the turkey go to the movie?
To see Gregory Peck.

Why is a turkey similar to a ghost?
Because it’s a-gobblin’.

Why did they let the turkey join the band?
Because it had the drumsticks.

I used to be addicted to Thanksgiving leftovers, but then I quit cold turkey.

Happy “Turkey” Day!

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

This article was published by the staff at Farmers' Almanac. Do you have a question or an idea for an article? Contact us!


Oldest Most Voted
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments

What do you call the ghost of a turkey?
A poultry-geist


Good one!!


nice dude

Plan Your Day. Grow Your Life.

Get money-saving tips, weather updates and more! Sign up today.