According to a survey by a jigsaw-puzzle company called Buffalo Games, almost as many people play BOARD GAMES on Thanksgiving as watch football. Here are eight facts about how people celebrate Thanksgiving:
#1.) 64% of people say they'll watch football on Thanksgiving . . . and 56% say they'll play board games.
#2.) Nearly half of the people that host Thanksgiving begin preparing the dinner on the Monday or Tuesday of Thanksgiving week.
#3.) 55% of Thanksgiving guests bring the host a gift . . . and 84% of the gifts are a dessert or side dish.
#4.) 48% of hosts let someone else carve the turkey . . . usually their significant other.
#5.) 41% of people will take a nap on Thanksgiving.
#6.) 52% have a second helping of dinner.
#7.) One in three people say they like leftovers better than Thanksgiving dinner itself.
#8.) And 86% of guests say they help with cleaning up and washing dishes after Thanksgiving dinner . . . but 56% of hosts say they don't LET their guests help out.