One of the leg-warmer-wearing rupturing heart liberal guests Don Imus has on his show sometimes is a guy who tells a great story about the Tic Tac Toe Chicken in New York City. (Calvin Trillin?)
Anyway, who cares who it is. The story is what matters.
So, this Calvin guy has these folks visit him in New York, and he takes them to play Tic Tac Toe with the chicken. Their first comment is always,
"Yeah, but the chicken gets to go first."
He tells them, "Yeah, but it's a chicken."
Next, they say,
"The chicken plays every day. I haven't played Tic Tac Toe for years."
"Yes, but it's a chicken."
I don't know. Maybe I'm the only one who found this amusing.