Author: Ela Britchkow, Speech Therapist, Certified American English Pronunciation, Accent Reduction Specialist
A happy family is but an earlier heaven.
-George Bernard Shaw
A sweater is nice; food gifts are eaten and gone; perfume or cologne is good until it is used up; movie tickets are used and then done. BUT…
I come from a family where gravy is considered a beverage.
Thanksgiving is not just for US citizens. Many countries celebrate it but many can not pronounce it correctly.
Thanksgiving was always my favorite holiday because in the US, it is the only holiday that isn't separated by religion. It is for everyone. Thanksgiving is a harvest-related festival. The Pilgrims celebrated the Thanksgiving holiday as a way to show off their harvest to the neighboring villages and Native American tribes. The United States and Canada are the only two countries that actually call it Thanksgiving. Other countries around the world celebrate this holiday in a similar spirit. They include,