It's Thanksgiving!

An animated gif from the TV show Friends. Monica has a raw turkey on her head with giant sunglasses on it and is doing a silly shimmy dance for Chandler.

It's Thanksgiving!

In Canada, Thanksgiving technically celebrates EITHER Martin Frobisher's 1578 failed attempt to colonize the Northwest Passage (because they lost each other, found each other, and then celebrated with communion) OR, what it really seems to have been is a slowly-formalized practice of having a day of Thanksgiving after good things happened (mostly the ends of wars) that eventually became its own thing.

At some point in there, American loyalists who ditched their newly-independent country for the sweet, sweet embrace of the Crown brought with them the tantalizing allure of pumpkin spice and turkey as foundational elements of the meal.

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