PETA Asks Turkey, Texas, to Change Its Name...

Jump to Last Post 1-6 of 6 discussions (14 posts)
  1. homesteadbound profile image87
    homesteadboundposted 6 years ago

    PETA Asks Turkey, Texas, to Change Its Name to 'Tofurky' for Thanksgiving and they offered everyone in Turkey a free Vegan feast!
    I drive through turkey every time I go home so I found this to be very interesting.

    1. profile image0
      Brenda Durhamposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      I'm sorry, but I can only focus on that name.....Tofurky?  That's so dorky it has to be a sin in itself! lol.    Just plain Tofu would sound better.


      (And for the record, if I lived in Turkey, I'd tell PETA to shove off.)   Nothing wrong with being a vegan if someone wants to, but nothing wrong with having roast turkey for Thanksgiving either.

      1. MelissaBarrett profile image59
        MelissaBarrettposted 6 years agoin reply to this

        I actually agree with you Brenda.  I'm a quasi-vegetarian but I still fix meat for my family when they want it.  I don't get militant groups... of any kind.  You don't want to eat meat, then don't eat it.

        1. profile image0
          Brenda Durhamposted 6 years agoin reply to this

          That's cool.

      2. Repairguy47 profile image58
        Repairguy47posted 6 years agoin reply to this

        PETA= People Eating Tasty Animals.

        1. lobobrandon profile image89
          lobobrandonposted 6 years agoin reply to this

          Haha nice one repairguy smile big_smile

    2. profile image63
      logic,commonsenseposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      Why not ask the country of Turkey to change it's name?  Probably because those people would just shoot the PETA people for being so damn stupid. smile

  2. Aficionada profile image84
    Aficionadaposted 6 years ago

    I wonder what PETA would say about Gnawbone, Indiana? (One word or two - ?  I forget.  I'll have to check the sign more closely next time I drive through. That is, unless I blink.)

    1. profile image0
      Brenda Durhamposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      heh heh.  I've driven past that town too.   Probably a bad bad word for PETA, yes! lol

  3. Greek One profile image72
    Greek Oneposted 6 years ago

    in a related story, i heard that for prom night, Planned Parenthood asked Bangkok to change it's name to "Justwait, Thailand"

  4. Disturbia profile image61
    Disturbiaposted 6 years ago

    Asking a town to change it's name from Turkey to Tofurky does seem a bit ridiculous; however, I see it as "Mission Accomplished" since PETA has a reputation for using outrageous displays to attract public and media attention.  And now, here we are talking about it all.

  5. Just For Fun profile image92
    Just For Funposted 6 years ago

    I would like to insult both names but I live in Beaver County so I shouldn't throw stones.

  6. paradigmsearch profile image89
    paradigmsearchposted 6 years ago

    Oh, where to have fun with this...

    1. MelissaBarrett profile image59
      MelissaBarrettposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      nowhere that wouldn't get you banned para.  On a similar note, I once knew a guy that lived on beaver lick road just outside of Fanny WV.

 
working

This website uses cookies

As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

Show Details
Necessary
HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
Features
Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
Marketing
Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
Statistics
Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)