25 reasons Thanksgiving is our least favorite holiday


While many think Thanksgiving is the best holiday of the year, is it really?

From the holiday's messed-up history to the insanity and frenzied consumerism that is Black Friday, Thanksgiving isn't always all sunshine and casseroles.

Here are 25 reasons why Thanksgiving is our least favorite holiday.

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The history is messed up.

The first Thanksgiving took place in 1637, when Massachusetts Colony Governor John Winthrop celebrated the safe return of colonial hunters who had just massacred 700 Pequot Indians. He called it a "Thanksgiving." 

Chicken is way better than turkey.

There is a reason we never eat turkey on any other day of the year. Chicken is way better.

There's a lot of food waste.

There is no reason to make as much food as we do on Thanksgiving. And as great as leftovers are, you can only eat so much before you have to throw the rest away.

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