Chicken word soup: Is it coup, coupe, or coop?

Share Button

Chicken Coupe, Coupe, or Coop?I’ve heard chickens coo and seen them cope. I’ve even seen chicken cops. But when it comes to the structure in which chickens live, is it a chicken coup, coupe, or coop?

Well, it’s not a chicken coup unless you 1) built or got it through “a notable or successful stroke or move” or 2) ousted a leader from power and took it from him/her. Though I think if you pulled off the second, that would automatically qualify as the first too.

And it’s not a chicken coupe unless you’re talking about a two-door car. Which can happen. As can a chicken sedan.

So. . . by the process of elimination—and the power vested in my dictionary—chicken coop it is!

Or chicken house, chicken tractor, chicken ark. . .

Share Button

4 Responses to “Chicken word soup: Is it coup, coupe, or coop?”

  1. And we belong to a chicken co-op. 😉 You are near the top at google when I needed to know how to spell chicken coop. Thanks for being here! 🙂

  2. Feral Turtle says:

    Haha I did the same thing as Heather! Thank you for clarifying this. I posted coop on my blog and then my sister spelled it coup. Whew!! Cheers!!

  3. Heather says:

    LOL! Your blog came up when I wanted to make sure I was identifying a “coop” properly. Loved your explanations! Thank you. And yep, I get that you posted this a LONG time ago. Have a great day!

Leave a Comment