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CHACUN SON GOUT, OR, WHY WE EAT TURKEY FOR THANKSGIVING [French Version]
International Travel Machine ^ | 11/25/04 | Art Buchwald

Posted on 11/22/2012 7:45:29 PM PST by virgil283

"Le Jour de Merci Donnant was first started by a group of Pilgrims (Pelerins) who fled from l'Angleterre before the McCarran Act [Subversive Activities Control Act] to found a colony in the New World (le Nouveau Monde) where they could shoot Indians (les Peaux-Rouges) and eat turkey (dinde) to their hearts' content.

They landed at a place called Plymouth (now a famous voiture Americaine) in a wooden sailing ship called the Mayflower (or Fleur de Mai) in 1620. But while the Pelerins [Pilgrims] were killing the dindes [turkey], the Peaux-Rouges [Indians] were killing the Pelerins [Pilgrims], and there were several hard winters ahead for both of them. The only way the Peaux-Rouges [Indians] helped the Pelerins [Pilgrims] was when they taught them to grow corn (mais). The reason they did this was because they liked corn with their dinde [turkey] In 1623, after another harsh year, the Pelerins' [Pilgrims] crops were so good that they decided to have a celebration and give thanks because more mais [corn] was raised by the Pelerins [Pilgrims] than Pelerins [Pilgrims] were killed by Peaux-Rouges [Indians]. "

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TOPICS: Weird Stuff
KEYWORDS: turkeythanksgiving
"No one can deny that le Jour de Merci Donnant is a grande fête and no matter how well fed American families are, they never forget to give thanks to Kilometres Deboutish [Miles Standish] , who made this great day possible."
1 posted on 11/22/2012 7:45:37 PM PST by virgil283
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To: virgil283

This is a classic. Thanx for posting.


2 posted on 11/22/2012 7:54:43 PM PST by Ciexyz
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To: virgil283

An oldie but goodie!


3 posted on 11/22/2012 8:19:09 PM PST by matchgirl (An Ambassador is dead and Al Qaeda is alive.)
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