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Rubber Chickens?

What's the story with rubber chickens? Why are they funny? Where do they come from? What are their origins in comedy?
posted by sam and rufus on Dec 8, 2005 - 16 answers

What is the origin of the 'Banana Skin' joke, the use of rubber chickens in Comedy and the act of throwing a custard pie in someone's face?

What is the origin (i.e. first instance and first proponents) of the 'Banana Skin' joke, the use of rubber chickens in Comedy and the act of throwing a custard pie in someone's face? I have been searching the web no no avail!
posted by sam and rufus on Oct 25, 2005 - 9 answers

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