7 Facts About How Americans Celebrate Thanksgiving
A game company that makes jigsaw puzzles claims just about as many families play BOARD GAMES on Thanksgiving as they do watching a football game. Here's some other Turkey Day facts...
#1.) People who prepare Thanksgiving dinners usually get a "leg up" on the preparation Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday before the big day.
#2.) More than half of Thanksgiving guests bring the host a present . . . and close to 90% of the gifts are usually something edible.
#3.) 48% of hosts let someone else do the turkey carving . . . usually their significant other.
#4.) 41% of people will sleep more on Thanksgiving.
#5.) 52% have a second helping of the meal.
#6.) One in three people say they like leftovers better than Thanksgiving dinner itself.
#7.) And 86% of guests say they help with cleaning up and washing dishes after Thanksgiving dinner . . . but 56% of hosts say they don't LET their guests help out.