Thanksgiving isn’t religious; it’s an all American Holiday through and through. There are many traditions that are assumed when people think of Thanksgiving, which of these do you and yours follow? Do you have your own set of traditions?
1- Eating a meal centered around a Turkey. According to the National Turkey Federation, 95 percent of Americans eat turkey at Thanksgiving.
2- Giving thanks around the table. It is a Thanksgiving tradition to have each dinner guest say something they are thankful for.
3- Breaking the wishbone. It is said this tradition began as early as 322 B.C!
4- Watch the Macy’s Day Thanksgiving Parade. It is said that the parade is enjoyed by more than 46 million people each year in person and on TV.
5- Have football on the TV. Thanksgiving Day football rivalries have become so popular that a reporter once called Thanksgiving “a holiday granted by the State and the Nation to see a game of football.”