Thanksgiving Fun Facts…

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small-brett-pic2I hope you guys have a safe and happy Thanksgiving!

Now, down to business…

Fun facts about Thanksgiving and Turkeys…

Did you know:

-The pilgrims didn’t use forks; they ate with spoons, knives, and their fingers.

-Benjamin Franklin wanted the turkey to be the national bird of the United States.

-Abraham Lincoln issued a ‘Thanksgiving Proclamation’ on third October 1863 and officially set aside the last Thursday of November as the national day for Thanksgiving.

-Although, Thanksgiving is widely considered an American holiday, it is also celebrated on the second Monday in October in Canada.

-The heaviest turkey ever raised was 86 pounds, about the size of a large dog.

-Turkey has more protein than chicken or beef.

-Male turkeys gobble. Hens do not. They make a clucking noise.

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Comments (2)

John McCormack, CRS
Albuquerque Homes Realty - Albuquerque, NM
Honesty, Integrity, Results, Experienced. HIRE Me!

Good Wednesday morning Brett Sampson -

Thanks for the fun Thanksgiving facts.  I'll have something neat to talk about with the grand-kids tomorrow when we call. 

Nov 24, 2015 09:23 PM
Susan Laxson CRS
Premier Sotheby's International Realty - Naples, FL
The Michelle Thomas Team

Good morning!  Thanks for the fun facts and I will share them with family and friends at our Thanksgiving feast!  Happy Thanksgiving!

Nov 24, 2015 09:26 PM