Archive for November 21st, 2009

Did You Know? Countdown to Thanksgiving 2009 (11/21)

Saturday, November 21st, 2009

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Did You Know?
Facts, Figures &
Folklore about the Pilgrims
& America’s Thanksgiving

Nov 21 : 05 days till Thanksgiving

Did you know that there are at least three American towns named after Thanksgiving dinner’s main course?

There’s Turkey, Texas, with 496 residents; Turkey Creek, Louisiana, with 357 residents, and Turkey, North Carolina, with 267 residents. There are also eight places and townships named Cranberry, and 20 places named Plymouth, after the location of the first Thanksgiving.

Thanksgiving Day in America is a time to offer thanks, a time for family gatherings and holiday meals. A time of turkeys, stuffing, and pumpkin pie. A time for Indian corn, holiday parades and giant balloons. We are delighted to invite you to partake in our Thanksgiving celebration. Our table is full this year, but we always have room for one more! So join us for a new Did You Know? each day as we count down to Thanksgiving.

Thanksgiving will be celebrated on Thursday November 26th.

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(November 21) Today we're celebrating . . .  World Hello Day

Saturday, November 21st, 2009


World Hello Day
Say hello to ten new people today. People in 180 countries will join you in greeting new friends, on this holiday intended to advance peace through personal connections.

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