One of the first jokes anyone ever hears in the English language (and maybe others? ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ ) goes like this:
This is indeed a very clever little bit, but somehow it has become so popular, that the surprise ending, as it were, is lost on most people, having heard the joke even before they really knew what jokes are or how they work.
So I‘ve come up with a different kind of chicken joke. They come in a setup/response format and the response will SOUND familiar, even if you’ve never heard it before. Here is an example:
Below, you will find a handful of setups and your first task is to find the intended responses. All but one clue you into the number of words. All but two clue you into the number of letters. The last one has no hints other than the setup, but I will accept most good answers that fit the format and more or less align with the setup. Of course if you happen to get the one I was thinking of, even better. I will give the hint that it’s easier than you might think.
If you answer all of them correctly, good for you, but I previously referred to this as a twofer because the winner will not be accepted as such unless they have submitted their own Chicken Pun, following the same format as the ones given. More importantly, if the winning score is made by more than one person, I will select the winner by choosing my favorite original Chicken Pun.
So in summary:
Here’s the puzzle:
And don’t forget your original: