Thanksgiving, the holiday
What's supposed to be a raucous, bawdy meal celebrating all that's great about America (invading other countries, killing Indians) has become an Edith Wharton parody. [ MemeFirst ]
Via The NYTimes you learn How to Set the Table, and Why. [The Short Course]
Manners International (!) makes it easier on Americans by providing a table setting animation.
and for the 'official' version of why the US eat turkey: The Thanksgiving Story