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You know that moment, it’s right between the mashed potatoes and the second serving of stuffing…
there is a lull…
that pause in conversation…
all you can hear is the scraping of forks against the plates…
you can feel it…
the talk is about to turn to either politics or
religion or
why you don’t have a job or
why you have a tattoo or
why you felt you needed MORE sweet potatoes…

and you just have to stop it!

Think! Think!
What to say???

Well, we’ve got you:

Top 7 things to blurt out at Thanksgiving Dinner:

1. 40 Year Thanksgiving Petition

The author of “Mary Had a Little Lamb” – Sarah Joseph Hale – petitioned to make Thanksgiving a national holiday for almost 40 years.

2. Lots and Lots of Turkeys

Minnesota is the top Turkey producing state. The state’s turkey farmers raise approximately 46 million birds annually.

3. Pumpkin Pie World Record

On October 8, 2005, according to the Guinness Book of World Records, the largest pumpkin pie ever was baked by the New Bremen Giant Pumpkin Growers. It weighed 2,020 pounds and measured just over 12 feet long.

4. How many Cranberries?

768 million pounds of cranberries were produced in the United States last year. Two states — Wisconsin and Massachusetts — were responsible for most of the production.

5. Turkeys In Space

Turkey was the first meal eaten by Buzz Aldrin and Neil Armstrong when they were on the moon.

6. Official Bird

Ben Franklin wanted the turkey, not the bald eagle, to be the official bird of the United States.

7. I’m stuffed… OK… where’s dessert?

Alison Martin

Alison Martin -- wife, mom, Emmy-award winning actress, writer, chocoholic. Bronx Italian, daughter of Pultizer Prize winning reporters, who also identifies as L.A. Irish. Shout outs: Dan, Emilia, Brady, pooches - LuLu & Ted, friends, Mother Earth, serendipity, peace, VIPHS, Boldfaced Secret, living life like your socks feel real good.

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