As Americans prepare to gather ’round the table this Thursday, chances are they will be taking part in any number of Thanksgiving traditions. So, which ones are the most popular?
Yes, turkey and football are ranked first and second in the article, “Top 5 Family Thanksgiving Traditions.”
It’s no surprise that the wishbone also makes this list. According to this article, “the tradition of tugging on either end of a turkey bone to win the larger piece and its accompanying ‘wish’ dates back to the Etruscans of 322 B.C. when the Romans brought the tradition with them when they conquered England and the English colonists carried the tradition on to America.” Read more
Sooner or later it was bound to happen. The more frequently you place your business card in a fishbowl drawing, the more likely it is that you will eventually win something – someday. And so it was that I received two “free” nights at a timeshare in Virginia thanks to a random drawing at Applebee’s. Read more
It has been a stratospheric rise for the former daytime queen of talk show. From humble beginnings and hardship, Oprah went on to achieve super-stardom as the world’s most powerful celebrity – not to mention a net worth of $2.7 billion. But perhaps her most shining moment came on a bright day last month when the media mogul addressed graduates at Harvard University’s 362nd commencement. And here in Harvard Yard she paused at the incredible awesomeness of it all. Read more