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The Week contest: Feather food

This week's question: A Thai researcher is on the verge of a breakthrough — turning chicken feathers into a protein powder that can then be shaped into tasty cutlets or nuggets. If U.S. supermarkets were to start stocking this feather-based food, what appetizing brand name could it be sold under?

Click here to see the results of last week's contest: Worst year

RESULTS:

THE WINNER: "Comforter Food"Lucinda Kimble, Beaverton, Oregon

SECOND PLACE: "Chow Down"Mary Jo Astrachan, Oneida, New York

THIRD PLACE: "Tummy Ticklers"Charles R. Meek, San Angelo, Texas

HONORABLE MENTIONS:

"Fruit of the Plume"Ken Liebman, Williston, Vermont

"Nom Nom de Plume"Jennifer Kitchin, New Smyrna Beach, Florida

"Chicken Cordon Plume"Sarah Becker, Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania

"Featherweight Watchers"Ronald Cossey, Albuquerque, New Mexico

"I Can't Believe It Once Fluttered!"Chuck Mathias, Steilacoom, Washington

"Kentucky Flied Chicken"Patty Oberhausen, Fort Wayne, Indiana

"Tickle My Palate"Guy Fisher, Crescent City, Florida

"Plucky Charms"John Davis, Raleigh, North Carolina

"Kentucky Fried Feathers"James Pearson, Anaheim, California

"Fluffalo Wings"Dennis Gingrich, Hershey, Pennsylvania

"Down-rite Delicious"Cary Wiger, New Albany, Indiana

"Hand Me Downs"Michael Grossman, San Dimas, California

"Gobble Down"Mike Reiss, New York City

"Plume Pudding"Jenifer Eoff, Seattle

"Chick-quill-A"Laurel Rose, Pittsburgh

"Birds of a Feather, Mashed Together"Sandra Clark, Chillicothe, Ohio

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