Time to invite the neighbors to dinner, kill them, and take their land.
From Tuesday, here’s a huge roundup of Thanksgiving links: how turkey got its name, why the Lions and Cowboys always play, Ben Franklin’s account of the first Thanksgiving, Buffy Thanksgiving episode (“ritual sacrifice, with pie”), Mark Twain, science, the Thanksgiving birthday pattern, WKRP turkey giveaway (“as God is my witness, I thought turkeys could fly”), Cicero, the best turkey-fryer PSA ever, and lots more.
‘A Day of Thanksgiving and Praise’: Remembering President Lincoln’s 1863 Thanksgiving proclamation
The traditional drunken turkey recipe.
From the American Chemical Society: What Happens When You Eat Too Much?
I was born on November 22, 1948; a few ruminations on growing old, plus the Thanksgiving birthday pattern.
Have an excellent Thanksgiving, and be good to all of those people you’re thankful for!