One popular riddle about turkeys is the joke, "Why did the turkey cross the road?" The answer is that it was the chicken's day off. Another riddle asks, "What happened when the turkey got into a fight?" The punch line is that the turkey got the stuffing knocked out of him.
Telling Thanksgiving turkey jokes and riddles can help make holiday gatherings more entertaining. Almost all turkey riddles are told in a question and answer format. One joke questions, "Why didn't the turkey finish his dessert?" The answer is, "Because he was stuffed." Many turkey riddles make jokes about the relationship of the turkey to the stuffing in similar ways.
Another turkey riddle asks, "Why was the turkey drummer in the band?" The punch line is "Because he had the drumsticks." Fans of jokes about turkey legs also enjoy this one: "What kind of key has legs, but can't open doors?" The answer is "A turKEY." This riddle is about turkeys dancing: "Where did the turkeys go to dance?" The answer is: "The butterball!" Like many other turkey riddles, it relies on making a pun for its humor.
Other creative puns help add humor to turkey jokes. One such riddle asks, "What do you get when you cross a dizzy person with a turkey?" The answer is "Wobble wobble!" Another riddle aks, "What do you get when you cross a drum with Thanksgiving dinner?" The answer is "Tom tom turkey." If you cross a turkey dinner with an office message, you get "Turkey with all the faxings!"