Check Out These Fun And Entertaining Thanksgiving Facts

Posted by Tammy on 16th Nov 2012

Yes, Thanksgiving Day is almost here, which means it’s time to take some time to celebrate and be thankful for all the blessings in our lives. Most of us will do this by spending precious time with our family and friends eating delicious food and enjoying each other’s company. In addition, we will all be looking for ways to incorporate some extra fun into our Thanksgiving Day festivities so if you are in search of a little help with the entertainment portion of your holiday plans why not share some of these Thanksgiving fun and entertaining facts with your Thanksgiving comrades.

Did you know that it is estimated that over 200 million turkeys will be cooked and eaten in the United States during Thanksgiving? This is pretty amazing. Matter of fact, the amount of turkeys cooked at Thanksgiving amounts to about one sixth of the amount sold each year in the United States. In addition, more than 90 % of Americans eat turkey on Thanksgiving Day. That is certainly impressive.

Another interesting fact is that many experts state that over 450,000 pounds of green bean casserole will be eaten for Thanksgiving. This is known to be the equivalent to 245 Statues of Liberties. Wow, that is a lot of green bean casseroles.

How about consider this, as well. Americans will consume 19 million gallons of mashed potatoes. If this is hard to imagine just picture 2700 average swimming pools filled with mashed potatoes because that is how many potatoes that are eaten for Thanksgiving.

Hopefully, the little fun and entertaining facts listed above will add a special form of entertainment and give you all something to chat about during your Thanksgiving (Turkey) Day festivities. Have a fantastic and blessed Thanksgiving Holiday.

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Happy Thanksgiving to You.