jive turkey


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jive turkey

n. a stupid person. What jive turkey made this mess?
See also: jive, turkey
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Some jive turkey spoiled Thanksgiving for a Delta Waterfowl regional director.
THE DAY BEFORE THANKSGIVING IN 2005, Aricka Westbrooks, 35, CEO of Jive Turkey, was sleeping on a wooden stool, leaning against the wall of her 1,500-square-foot store in Brooklyn, New York She and her staff were exhausted from frying turkeys 24 hours a day for four days straight.
In spite of Jive Turkey, a Brooklyn store (motto: grab, gobble, go) selling fried turkey all year round, Rick Boyd, a commercial turkey fryer from Florida said that if botched, this high-risk cooking method was ``like a space-shuttle taking off''.
In keeping with their offering of healthy global cuisine, HeartWise Express has added the Chili Crusted Chicken Bowl, Shanghai Noodle Salad, Killer Tofu Salad Sandwich, Jive Turkey Burger, and Roasted Plantains to the gourmet style menu that has struck a chord with the Chicago market.
His words give her a glittering ball dangling from the ceiling; men in wide-lapelled jackets,women in tube tops and hot pants; roller skates on everyone; jive turkeys and hot mamas all getting down and doing The Batman, The Bump, The Funky Chicken, The Hustle, and The Penguin as they come down the Soul Train line.