How did turkeys get their name

December 18, 2006 5:17am CST
How did turkeys get their name? A. The wild turkey’s call sounds like turk-turk-turk B. In the 16th century, merchants trading along the seaboards of the Mediterranean were known as Turks. When they carried the birds among their cargo, the fowl became known as turkey fowl. C. They were originally found in Turkey. D. No one really knows.
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