Why did the chicken cross the road?

[COLOR=black]“Why did the chicken cross the road?”[/COLOR][COLOR=black] is one of the oldest and most famous [COLOR=black]joke[/COLOR] [URL=“http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Riddles”][COLOR=black]riddles[/COLOR] still in use in the English language. The most common answer to this riddle is “To get to the other side.” When asked at the end of a series of other riddles, whose answers are clever, obscure, and tricky, this answer’s obviousness and straight-forwardness becomes part of the humor. Some psychologists believe the riddle’s humor comes from the fact that its answer is expected to be funny, but is not.[/COLOR]
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[COLOR=black]So why do you think the chicken cross the road?[/COLOR]