Here's some random Thanksgiving trivia, to AMAZE and ASTOUND your friends and family, or at least keep them entertained . . .

From Mother Nature Network & The Wire, here's some random Thanksgiving facts for you to burst out during a lull in conversation at the dinner table before someone brings up Grandma Betty's drinking . . . again.

  1. This is Thanksgivings 150th anniversary!
    • The FIRST happened in 1621 . . . 392 years ago, but it wasn't OFFICIALLY a holiday until 1863.
  2. Thanksgiving is ALWAYS on Thursday because . . . it's the most wide open and people don't have much going on.
  3. Sarah Hale from New Hampshire & the author of "Mary Had a Little Lamb" is the woman who pushed Thanksgiving from an informal tradition into a holiday.
  4. Did you know turkeys CAN'T HAVE SEX? At least modern turkeys. They've been bred for meat, so they're TOO FAT TO HUMP
  5. Did you know there have officially been FOUR DEATHS and 64 INJURIES during Black Friday sales?