Did You Know These Fun Tidbits About Thanksgiving?
Here’s something to talk about around the Thanksgiving table!
— What year did the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade begin?
— Which President first proclaimed Thanksgiving as a national holiday?
Answer: Abe Lincoln
— A male turkey is called a tom. What is a female turkey called?
Answer: A hen
— Which country first adopted Thanksgiving as a national holiday?
Answer: Canada (they celebrate in October).
— What is the best way to defrost a turkey: a) in a microwave, b) in cold water, c) in direct sunlight, or d) in the refrigerator?
— Of these Thanksgiving favorites, which is lowest in calories: pecan pie, pumpkin pie, or apple pie?
Answer: pumpkin pie
— True or false: the song “jingle Bells” was written for Thanksgiving?
— Butterball says the best place to put the meat thermometer is in: the thigh, the breast, the wing or the cavity?
Answer The thigh
– What is the name of the skin that hangs from a turkey’s neck?