30 Things You Didn’t Know About Thanksgiving… You Really DON’T Want To Know About #11.
#6. "Jingle Bells" is used at Christmas, but it was originally a Thanksgiving song. Composed by James Pierpont, in 1857, it was performed by children at a Thanksgiving concert. It was so popular that it was used again at Christmas, and has been associated with that holiday ever since.
#7. The night before Thanksgiving is the single biggest day for bar sales in the United States.
#8. 690 million pounds of turkey were consumed in the United States during Thanksgiving 2007, the same as the population of Singapore.
#9. According to seasonal patterns of relationships in Facebook profiles, fall is the time when more singles change their status to “In a Relationship” or “Engaged."
#10. The tryptophan in turkey making people sleepy is a myth = it's the Thanksgiving dinner overeating that does it.
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