A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

Above, a 1934 plaque from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem. Discarded as trash in 2006.

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Entry from November 22, 2017
“What sound does a turkey’s cell phone make?"/"WING WING!!”

A popular Thanksgiving riddle is:

Q: What sound does a turkey’s cell phone make?
A: WING WING!!


The riddle has been cited in print since at least 2006.


Brownielocks—Thanksgiving Riddles and Jokes, etc. (November 17, 2006)
8. What sound does a turkey’s phone make?
“Wing ! Wing!”

Google Groups: alt.badgers
Happy for the Giving Thanks day, fraunlevin!
Drew
11/22/06
(...)
What sound does a turkey’s phone make?
Wing Wing

Twitter
kristin hudson‏
@kristinblakely
What sound does a turkey’s phone make? wing wing!
1:51 PM - 24 Nov 2008

Twitter
E. Scissorhands‏
@LizzieMyDear
KJ: “What sound does a turkey’s cell phone make? WING WING!!”
1:59 PM - 13 Nov 2010

Twitter
Javier Soto‏
@JavierSotoTV
Replying to @purple_n_orange
@MnaceIISobriety You aint lying Bro! What sound does a turkey’s cell phone make?...."Wing,Wing!" (3yr old nephew’s joke)
3:55 PM - 22 Nov 2011

Twitter
Donna VanLiere‏
@donnavanliere
What sound does a turkey’s cell phone make?  Wing wing. Wing wing.  Thank you!  You’ve been a great audience.  Happy Thanksgiving!
7:18 PM - 23 Nov 2011

Google Books
Thanksgiving Turkey Jokes For Kids
By Peter Crumpton
PeteyRF Creative
2015
Pg. ?:
What sound does a turkey’s phone make?
Wing! Wing!

Google Books
Katie Woo’s Hilarious Holiday Jokes
By Fran Manushkin
North Mankato, MN: Picture Window Books, an imprint of Capstone Press
2017
Pg. 25:
What sound does a turkey’s phone make?
WING, WING!

Reddit—3amjokes
What does a turkey’s cell phone sound like self.3amjokes
Submitted November 23, 2017 by ImFromMarsTo
Wing wing, wing wing

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityMedia/Newspapers/Magazines/Internet • Wednesday, November 22, 2017 • Permalink