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  • Hey everybody, Alisha here. Today we're gonna to talk about Thanksgiving and some Thanksgiving related vocabulary words. So let's get started.

  • The first word is just Thanksgiving.

  • Thanksgiving is a national holiday in America.

  • It might be holiday in your country as well. You might have something similar to Thanksgiving.

  • Basically it's a holiday which is well known for eating turkey and large, large quantities of other foods, which are really hearty.

  • A lot of families choose to get together.

  • People come from all over the country to enjoy a Thanksgiving meal with their family members and friends in some cases.

  • Thanksgiving is the 4th Thursday of every November, right?

  • Next is the word turkey. Turkey is a big bird, which we almost, I would say, exclusively eat at Thanksgiving.

  • It's delicious. It makes you sleepy if you eat a lot of it.

  • Here is a picture of President Obama pardoning a turkey. Why do we do this?

  • Look athis daughter is in the background facepalming. Oh, that's funny.

  • So, the president pardons a turkey every Thanksgiving to, I guess, show the turkey that it's not going to be slaughtered.

  • All of its wrong doings are forgiven. And my favorite Thanksgiving food is turkey.

  • The next word is cornucopia. This is something that you only really see around Thanksgiving time.

  • It looks kind of like a horn, it's a horn-shaped thing, and it usually has fresh fruits and maybe vegetables inside.

  • According to this, it says it's a symbol of plenty.

  • So, whatever it is full of, it's usually just kind of overflowing with that.

  • It's to signify that you have a lot of, you know, food. You have enough of something.

  • So that's something you might see around Thanksgiving time.

  • My mom puts out a cornucopia of vegetables and fruits every year at Thanksgiving dinner.

  • Another good word to know is cranberry sauce. This is a really, really popular dish at Thanksgiving.

  • It's more of a dessert in my mind anyway. It's jelly that's made of cranberries and it's really sweet.

  • Some people like to top it with whipped cream. Different families have different recipes.

  • It's pretty well known and it goes really well with Turkey.

  • So give it a try if you see it. Cranberry sauce is my brother's favorite Thanksgiving dish.

  • Pilgrim is the next word. Pilgrim is a word that refers to the people who came to what is now America, what is now the United States, from England.

  • And you might have seen historical pictures of them.

  • People like to make fun of the fact that they had buckles on their hats.

  • They had big pointy black hats in a lot of the pictures in children's history books.

  • Pilgrims ate Thanksgiving dinner with the Native American population for the first Thanksgiving.

  • That's how the holiday got started actually.

  • And that's the end. Thank you for joining us about Thanksgiving.

  • I hope that you enjoy a Thanksgiving some time. No I don't. If you do, great. If you don't, whatever, I don't know.

  • So, those are some words that you might be able to use if you find yourself in a Thanksgiving dinner some day.

  • I hope you enjoy. Happy Thanksgiving!

Hey everybody, Alisha here. Today we're gonna to talk about Thanksgiving and some Thanksgiving related vocabulary words. So let's get started.

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