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PERTH (Web Desk) – An Australian takeaway place is trying to win a Guinness World Record by having their mascot Betty become the first chicken to ever send a readable tweet!


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The marketing campaign is a lot like shooting in the dark – they’re letting Betty peck away randomly at a keyboard, hoping that she will accidentally tweet something meaningful by the end of October.

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Perth marketing agency Marketforce came up with the idea for their client ‘Chicken Treat’, who operate over 70 franchises in Western Australia. “Betty will be tweeting away until she sends a proper five-letter word in English,” the promotional video states. “Follow her as she makes history at the Chicken Tweet Twitter page.”

However, it looks like Betty is nowhere close to producing a meaningful English word. All her tweets through the handle ‘@ChickenTreat’ are just gibberish. Twitter users are having mixed reactions, ranging from mild interest to utter disdain. “This Betty is tougher than Woodpecker lips,” an admirer tweeted.

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“This chicken is making no sense!” another wrote. “Someone better correct its grammar and establish a pecking order.”

A few are amazed at her Twitter skills: “No idea what this chicken has been saying but her hashtag skills are impeccable.”

Betty is not the world’s first bird to use Twitter. In 2011, a Latvian magazine created Birds on Twitter, an account through which wild tomtits could share their thoughts with the world on the popular social network.