Skip to comments.CHACUN à SON GOUT, OR, WHY WE EAT TURKEY FOR THANKSGIVING [French Version]
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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This is a classic. Thanx for posting.
An oldie but goodie!
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