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Difference between Chicken soup and Duck soup

chicken soup

1. a book featuring a collection of short, motivating essays:

  • Compiled of new and previously published stories, this Chicken Soup collection brings inspiration for the holidays.

2. smth. that provides a mysterious but effective way to solve the problem:

  • “Hey, my Mac [computer] is messed up. It won’t work.” “Try re-building your desktop, it’s chicken soup.”

duck soup —(coll.) a task or assignment that does not require much effort:

  • One very helpful person was Caroline, a technician for whom the whole computer operation was duck soup.