Wednesday, November 24, 2010


The Portland Mercury asked readers to contribute their worst Thanksgiving memories. They did with relish (no pun). How can you fault stories that contain the phrases, "Goddamn it, boy, come slit this thing's throat, already!" or - maybe even better - " friend accidentally dropped the turkey... on a baby. The drippings showered the infant and the lap of her mother, who had been cradling her, and the turkey itself kind of bounced off the baby's head."

Full text here. Even more from The New York Times.

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