The riddle appeared in an 1847 edition of The Knickerbocker, a New York City monthly magazine: ‘There are ‘quips and quillets’ which seem actual conundrums, but yet are none. Of such is this: ‘Why does a chicken cross the street?[’] Are you ‘out of town?’ Do you ‘give it up?’ Well, then: ‘Because it wants to get on the other side!’ (Wiki)
But, I doubt anyone ever considered “to get to the seafood place”! Just saying…….
DOH!P1-Julius Von Dohpenstein Artist/ Mad Scientist/ Monster Maker seems to have fashioned an image of the elusive Jackalope perhaps. I found the little creature’s image next to a bush and structure…right where such a creature might hunker down til dark.
“Of all tyrannies, a tyranny sincerely exercised for the good of its victims may be the most oppressive. It would be better to live under robber barons than under omnipotent moral busybodies. The robber baron's cruelty may sometimes sleep, his cupidity may at some point be
satiated; but those who torment us for our own good will torment us without end for they do so with the approval of their own conscience.”