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Fun for Friday: Weird Word Origins, Thanksgiving Edition

Thanksgiving greeting card from 1900Just in time to impress your friends and family members around the Thanksgiving table, here is a list of the origins of ten common Thanksgiving words. In addition it talks a little bit about what goes into some of the foods we consume at Thanksgiving, including why marshmallows really aren’t marshmallows any more!

So whether you’re celebrating with a big meal, or just watching some football and relaxing, have a happy Thanksgiving!


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