Turkey Day

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Alpo, Nov 25, 2009.

  1. Alpo

    Alpo Well-Known Member

    Feb 3, 2007
    NW Florida
    I've been thinking about this, for a while now.

    In December, do you wish people a "Merry Presents Day"? In the spring, do you tell people to have a "Happy Hard Boiled Egg Day"? In mid-summer, do you wish someone a "Happy Fireworks Day"?

    Probably not. So why wish someone a Happy Turkey Day? It's Thanksgiving.

    I used to do this. I heard it, on the radio, back in the 70s (I think). DJ was using the term, and I just thought that was so cool. Turkey Day. :D

    But, over the years, my attitude has changed. Maybe I'm just getting crotchety. I still celebrate Washington's Birthday. Don't believe in President's Day (don't celebrate Lincoln's Birthday, either, but that's a political choice on my part). It's Armistice Day, not Veteran's Day. It's not Happy Holidays or Season's Greetings, it's Merry Christmas. And it's not Turkey Day.

    I'm not offended by folks using the term - don't get me wrong. But I do believe they are wrong.
     
  2. With the way things are going "Happy Hard Boiled Egg Day" may take presidence over Happy Easter.
    All this politically correct crud is getting out of hand just to satisfy a few people who are alll in all....illegal aliens!

    Happy Thanksgiving! :D
     

  3. red14

    red14 Well-Known Member

    Aug 17, 2009
    N FLA
    Happy Thanksgiving, Alpo.
     
  4. Double D

    Double D Administrator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Jul 16, 2009
    North Florida
    Happy turkey day!..........Just kiddin, Happy Thanksgiving and God Bless!
     
  5. PharmrJohn

    PharmrJohn New Member

    975
    Jun 15, 2009
    Western Washington
    No, you are not off base on this one. I, as I have gotton older, have come to the same conclusion. However, I do, during Halloween, wish people a Happy Pagan Holiday.
     
  6. Terry_P

    Terry_P New Member

    Mar 23, 2008
    NH
    Thanks for clearing that up for me cause I was scratching my head. Little slow today I guess.

    Happy Thanksgiving all.
     
  7. ponycar17

    ponycar17 Active Member

    Feb 17, 2005
    South Carolina
    I didn't want to hear 'Happy Thanksgiving', 'Happy Turkey Day' or 'Happy Holiday' today... People who do not work in my department would tell me, "I hope you have a good Thanksgiving..." and in the back of my mind I was thinking, "I'll be stuck in here so that you can be at home, you brain dead twit." Sorry, you get a little jaded having to work every dang holiday. I'm honestly tired of the routine... :mad: :rolleyes: My attitude goes to hell around the holidays because of work. :eek:
     
    Last edited: Nov 25, 2009
  8. SouthernMoss

    SouthernMoss *Admin Tech Staff*

    Jan 1, 2003
    SW MS
  9. Hey SoMo! Good to see you!! Happy Thanksgiving to you and Marlin and your family!!
     
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