Just for Laughs
Q: Why did the farmer run a steamroller over his potato field on Thanksgiving Day?
A: He wanted to raise mashed potatoes.
Q: Why did the turkey cross the road?
A: It was Thanksgiving Day, and he wanted people to think he was a chicken!
Q: What is a turkey’s favorite dessert?
A: Peach gobbler!
A lady was picking through the frozen turkeys at the grocery store for Thanksgiving Day, but couldn’t find one big enough for her family. She asked a stock boy, “Do these turkeys get any bigger?”
“No, ma’am. They’re dead.”
Q: Why did the cranberries turn red?
A: Because they saw the turkey dressing!
Q: Why do pilgrims’ pants always fall down?
A: Because they wear their belt buckles on their hats!
Q: What did the turkey say to the computer?
A: “Google, google, google.
Q: What do you get when you cross a turkey with a centipede?
A: Drumsticks for everyone on Thanksgiving Day!
The name ‘November’ is believed to derive from ‘novem’ which is the Latin for the number ‘nine’.
In the ancient Roman calendar November was the ninth month after March. As part of the seasonal calendar November is the time of the ‘Snow Moon’ according to Pagan beliefs and the period described as the ‘Moon of the Falling Leaves’ by Black Elk.
The Erie Canal was formally opened in New York on November 4, 1825.
The Suez Canal opened on November 17, 1869.
Abraham Lincoln gave his Gettysburg Address on November 19, 1863.
The United States and Panama signed the treaty that provided for the Panama Canal on November 18, 1903.
The US and Canada celebrate the end of WWI every year on November 11, 1918.
After discovering debris-covered stairs, British archaeologist Howard Carter and his crew entered the four-room Egyptian tomb of 18-year-old King Tutankhamen on November 26, 1922.