Sometimes Thanksgiving dinners can be awkward. You don’t always know what to say to Uncle Stan (who you haven’t seen in 14 years). Or you don’t know how to strike up a conversation with your mother’s coworker who is a first-time guest at your family’s festivities.
But, who doesn’t love a little trivia? Especially Thanksgiving trivia! These little-known facts can serve as a dinnertime ice-breaker… or just help you get a few extra points while playing Trivial Pursuit.
Black Friday is the busiest day of the year for them, according to Roto-Rooter, the nation’s largest plumbing service. After all, someone has to clean up after household guests who “overwhelm the system.”
There are four places in the U.S. named Turkey. Louisiana’s Turkey Creek is the most populous, with a whopping 440 residents. There’s also Turkey, Texas; Turkey, North Carolina; and Turkey Creek, Arizona.
Only male turkeys, called toms, gobble. Females, called hens, cackle.
In the US, about 280 million turkeys are sold for the Thanksgiving celebrations.
Turkeys can have heart attacks. When the Air Force was conducting test runs and breaking the sound barrier, fields of turkeys would drop dead.
Regardless of where you use these fun facts, all of us at Case Chiropractic hope you and yours have a happy, filling Thanksgiving!