[Ads-l] chicken salad

Ben Zimmer bgzimmer at GMAIL.COM
Mon Oct 3 12:09:23 EDT 2016

Possibly alluding to the expression "making chicken salad out of chicken
shit" (more fun to say than "making a silk purse out of a sow's ear").

On Mon, Oct 3, 2016 at 12:06 PM, Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at gmail.com>

> John King, CNN,  re T---p's t-x r----n:
> "There's that old metaphor about making chicken salad...."
> (General laughter.)
> Is there anyone who can't complete the "metaphor"?
> JL

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