This is one of the most famous lines from The Bell Jar, and shows Esther Greenwood at her sharpest as she coins the ultimate male put-down!
The gizzard is a muscular pouch found behind the stomach in the digestive tract of birds. Its function is to grind hard or fibrous food, partially digested in the first stomach.
Shop-bought turkeys are often sold with a bag of giblets in the cavity. The giblets include the gizzard, as well as offal, such as the heart and the liver. The turkey's neck is also often included.