Monday, November 22, 2021

25 Little Known Facts About Thanksgiving

In this mental_floss video, John Green busts some myths and dishes the trivia about the Pilgrims and their feast that got handed down to us in the form of a holiday that now consists of eating too much, watching football, and Christmas shopping. We don't need to recreate the Thanksgiving celebration at Plymouth Colony, which would be mostly impossible, but we should know some of the real history of the holiday. (via Tastefully Offensive)  


Greg Laden said...

The "Pilgrim Thanksgiving" was very much a Native American thing, as it was also a European thing. Feasting is found in many cultures, and several new world cultures practiced this.

Miss Cellania said...

Hi Greg! Happy Thanksgiving!