KFC Supportively Taunts Brits Who, Like Americans, Cook Turkey Once a Year

Mother's Christmas reminder that poultry isn't easy

In the U.K., turkey is reserved for Christmas dinner, so KFC takes the seasonal opportunity to mock 'the lesser poultry.' Mother

Thanksgiving might not be a thing in the U.K. (what with it being an American celebration of the Pilgrims’ first successful harvest in the New World), but the idea of one big turkey meal a year is still a shared cultural experience. In Great Britain, home-cooked turkey is instead a Christmas tradition.

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