Hello ModernJeepers welcome to Episode Number 93 of The ModernJeeper Show… the show about Jeeps, Jeeping and Jeepers.
This is a very special episode… Because Thanksgiving!!!
Corey, Jessy and Matson are joined by ModernJeeper and good friend Phillip Thorpe and we just talk all things Thanksgiving, with a little Jeeping thrown in.
Since things were a little giddy, there may be times in the audio recording where you are wondering “what the F are they talking about?” – well, all of it can be seen in it’s full glory [where it might just make more sense] at YouTube.com/modernjeeper
And if you want to enjoy some hilariously funny, but Not-so-Helpful Thanksgiving Trivia, check out the show notes at ModernJeeperShow.com
So, sit back, relax with a cold one, and enjoy Episode number 93 of The ModernJeeper Show…
Not-So-Helpful Thanksgiving Trivia…
- Which President made Thanksgiving an annual holiday?
A.Washington B. Abraham Lincoln C. Franklin D Roosevelt
- Approximately how many feathers does a mature turkey have?
A. 500 B. 1,000 C. 3,500
- How fast can wild turkeys run?
A. 15 mph B. 25 mph C. 5 mph
- What do you call the skin that hangs from a turkey’s neck?
A. a gobble B. a wattle C. a gaggle
- What do you call a male turkey?
A. Joe B. Tom C. Tim
- How high must a cranberry bounce before it is harvested?
A. 2 inches B. 8 inches C. 4 inches
- What is in turkey that, when eaten, can make you sleepy?
A. Chloroform B. Fat C. Protein D. Tryptophan
- Which Indian tribe taught the Pilgrims how to cultivate the land and were invited to the Thanksgiving meal?
A. Apache B. Wampanoag Indian Tribe C. Cherokee
- Approximately how many turkeys are eaten each year on Thanksgiving in the United States?
A. 125 million B. 46 million C. 85 million
1.B 2.C 3.B 4.B 5.B 6.C 7. D 8. B 9. B
- A group of turkeys is referred to as a
A. Rafter B. Gaggle C. Flock D. Gobble
- Turkeys can see in color.
A. True B. False
- How many pilgrims came over on the Mayflower
A. 212 B. 87 C. 102 D. 165
- In what year did the first American Thanksgiving take place?
A. 1621 B. 1776 C. 1901 D. 1552
- What does “Cornucopia” mean?
A. traditional corn dish B. Greek goddess of corn C. Horn of Plenty D. goat’s horn
- What is another name for a turkey’s wishbone?
A. Corona B. Furcula C. Swot D. ossein
- How fast can a wild turkey fly?
A. 55 mph B. 25 mph C. 65 mph D. 35 mph
- Where was the first Thanksgiving held?
A. Pittsburgh B. Jamestown C. Plymouth
1. A 2. A 3. C 4. A 5. C 6. B 7. A 8. C
MORE TRIVIA AND FUN FACTS
- Thanksgiving occurs on the fourth Thursday in November.
- The first Thanksgiving lasted three days.
- Cranberries, corn, and mashed potatoes were not served at the Pilgrims’ Thanksgiving meal.
- Virginia was the first southern state to adopt a Thanksgiving Day in 1855.
- The Pilgrims did not use forks to eat their Thanksgiving dinner.
- The thigh is the best place to put the meat thermometer in the turkey to see if it is done.
- Harry Truman in 1947 is believed to be the first president to pardon a turkey and start this annual tradition.
- The Pilgrims who came to the New World seeking religious freedom were also Puritans because they wanted to purify the teachings and ceremonies of the Church of England.
- Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade started in 1924.
- The Pilgrims first celebrated Thanksgiving in 1621.
- The First Thanksgiving, feast between the Pilgrims and the Wampanoag Native American Indians at Plymouth Colony contained waterfowl, venison, ham, lobster, clams, berries, fruit, pumpkin, and squash.
- We can thank Sarah Josepha Hale, the American writer of Mary Had a Little Lamb, for campaigning for the creation of the Thanksgiving.