KFC contest giving $11K to parents who name baby 'Harland'

KFC will pay the first parents to name their newborn babies after Colonel Sanders

KFC will pay the first parents to name their newborn babies after Colonel Sanders

This isn't a clucking joke, people.

If you're an expecting parent, you might like it a lot after you hear this: KFC announced on social media and online that your "greatly named kid could get get $11,000 for college".

The first baby born whose legal first name is Harland between midnight and 11:59 p.m.

Why $11,000? The figure is supposed to honor the 11 herbs and spices that go into KFC's fried chicken recipe. Like, do you really, really love KFC?

KFC will give $11,000 to the first baby named Harland born on September 9 in America.

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Harland is the first name of KFC's founder, Colonel Sanders.

Harland, which means "meadow of the hares", hasn't been in the top 1,000 names for baby boys born in the USA for decades.

Entries for the contest are open, although entries can not fully be submitted until after your baby is born on September 9. Parents must submit name, date and time of their baby's birth (via birth certificate, hospital records or other official record) along with their contact information.

The KFC promotion celebrates Colonel Sander's 128th birthday.

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