10 Weird Thanksgiving Facts

It was supposed to be a day for fasting...

By Matt Cantor,  Newser Staff

Posted Nov 22, 2012 4:48 PM CST

(Newser) – Thanksgiving feasts and TV dinners may seem like polar opposites, but in fact, the holiday gave birth to the prepackaged meals. Swanson bought way too much turkey in 1953—an extra 260 tons of it—so a salesman suggested packing the leftovers into 5,000...   Read full story »


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