Fun Facts

October 1, 2001

I'll Take Turkey for 2001, Alex.

Abraham Lincoln.
What U.S. President proclaimed Thanksgiving a national holiday?

95 percent.
What percentage of Americans eat turkey at Thanksgiving?

What state produces the most turkey?

What is National Turkey Lovers Month?

Sandwich, Soup, Casserole, Stir-Fry, Salad.
What are the top five ways people enjoy leftover Thanksgiving turkey?

180° F.
What temperature should the thermometer in a turkey's thigh register to indicate it is done?

Foil food packets containing roasted turkey and all the trimmings.
What was the first meal eaten on the moon?

28 days.
How long is the incubation period to hatch a turkey egg?

What is a baby turkey?

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