chicken head


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chicken head

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The Commodore Business Machines logo, which strongly resembles a poultry part. Rendered in ASCII as "C=".

With the arguable exception of the Amiga, Commodore's computers are notoriously crocky little bitty boxes (see also PETSCII). Thus, this usage may owe something to Philip K. Dick's novel "Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?" (the basis for the movie "Blade Runner"; the novel is now sold under that title), in which a "chickenhead" is a mutant with below-average intelligence.
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Using a stomach scope, he removed from the dog's belly a plastic chicken head, a decapitated horse's body, a complete sheep and a pig, plus several pieces of the wire used to hold the diorama together.
In a more publicized incident, a chicken head was found intact in the chicken wings ordered from another local McDonald store.
Albino alligators inhabiting the sewers of New York City, a chicken head found in a McDonald's box of chicken wings and a child shot by a nail gun all make juicy news, but are these stories true?
His chicken head was ripped off in an altercation with a 15-year-old girl in a shopping centre.
But Mr Cameron tried to turn the tables by giving the bird man a hug, removing his chicken head to talk to him face to face and asking him what question he wanted to ask.
But Cameron tried to give the bird man a hug, before removing his chicken head and asking him what question he wanted to ask.
Mr Cameron, who had been braced for the confrontation, tried to turn the tables by giving the man a hug, removing his chicken head to talk to him face to face and asking him what question he wanted to ask.
With the exception of a chicken head staring from the plate straight into my eyes and a rather dubious-looking stew, the food was delicious and plentiful.
I must express my surprise at the shock and horror felt by the lady who found a chicken head in her meal of hot and spicy chicken recently.
Fourth day: Napo ulu yap: offering a chicken head (Painting 7).
Ooh I hope I've never done the chicken head thing with a delivery boy when I've been like this.
See page 2 of April/May 2001 Flash and Chicken Head Award article above)