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The Morganatic Chickens* single work   short story   humour  
Is part of Are Fowls People? D. Lindsay Thompson , 1927 series - author short story
Issue Details: First known date: 1933... 1933 The Morganatic Chickens*
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  • Title Note: *The student of history who has neglected to study the customs and morals of the barnyard may be misled by the term 'morganatic.' Among poultry, it represents the law's regretful approval of bigamy in certain extreme cases. It has this in common with human morganatic marriages - that it lends a cloak of respectability to certain unions where without it the participants would be cut dead by every decent hen in the barnyard. D.L.T. (appears bottom of page 38)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon The Home vol. 14 no. 2 1 February Hera Roberts (illustrator), 1933 Z1815284 1933 periodical issue 1933 pg. 38-39, 70
    Note: illus.
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