Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Fun and Facts...

These are in no particular order...


Turkey has more protein than chicken or beef. 

Turkeys have heart attacks. The United States Air Force was doing test runs and breaking the sound barrier. Nearby turkeys dropped dead with heart attacks.  



  • Sarah Josepha Hale, an American magazine editor, persuaded Abraham Lincoln to declare Thanksgiving a national holiday. She is also the author of the popular nursery rhyme "Mary Had a Little Lamb"






  • The annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade tradition began in the 1920's.







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





  • 2 comments:

    Being Beth said...

    That was a fun and funny post! Thanks, Nancy

    Laura said...

    Thanks for the Thanksgiving facts and funnies! I liked the first picture the best.Glad I got to see you and Daddy today!