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You turkey

Posted by Bruce Kahl on November 22, 2007

In Reply to: You turkey posted by Marea Davis on November 22, 2007

: Does anyone know what calling someone a turkey means?, or 'You turkey'.

If you call someone a turkey you are calling him a stupid failure of a person.

Turkeys have a reputation for being stupid. There is a show business slang of a new Broadway show being called a turkey if the show got bad ratings and is inferior, a failure.