16 Funny Thanksgiving Quotes to Share Around the Table

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Q: What's the traditional way to celebrate?

Funny-Thanksgiving-QuotesTatiana Ayazo /Rd.com, shutterstock"I celebrated Thanksgiving the old-fashioned way. I invited everyone in my neighborhood to my house, we had an enormous feast, and then I killed them and took their land." —Jon Stewart

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Q: What's the #1 lesson of Thanksgiving?

Funny-Thanksgiving-QuotesTatiana Ayazo /Rd.com, shutterstock"Thanksgiving is an emotional time. People travel thousands of miles to be with people they see only once a year. And then discover once a year is way too often." —Johnny Carson

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Q: What to do with leftovers?

Funny-Thanksgiving-QuotesTatiana Ayazo /Rd.com, shutterstock"Cooking Tip: Wrap turkey leftovers in aluminum foil and throw them out." —Nicole Hollander 

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Q: Where's the worst place to be on Thanksgiving?

Funny-Thanksgiving-QuotesTatiana Ayazo /Rd.com, shutterstock"Thanksgiving, man. Not a good day to be my pants." —Kevin James  

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Q: How do you stuff your bird?

Funny-Thanksgiving-QuotesTatiana Ayazo /Rd.com, shutterstock"It took me three weeks to stuff the turkey. I stuffed it through the beak." —Phyllis Diller   

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Q: How can you best celebrate the day after Thanksgiving?

Funny-Thanksgiving-QuotesTatiana Ayazo /Rd.com, shutterstock"I approximated the Black Friday experience at home by hurling myself into a wall a number of times and then ordering online." —Kumail Nanjiani   

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Q: How much gravy is too much?

Funny-Thanksgiving-QuotesTatiana Ayazo /Rd.com, shutterstock"I come from a family where gravy is considered a beverage." —Erma Bombeck  

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Q: What do we do on Thanksgiving?

Funny-Thanksgiving-QuotesTatiana Ayazo /Rd.com, shutterstock"The Thanksgiving tradition is, we overeat. ‘Hey, how about at Thanksgiving we just eat a lot?’ ‘But we do that every day!’ ‘Oh. What if we eat a lot with people that annoy the hell out of us?’" —Jim Gaffigan   

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Q: How do Canadians celebrate in America?

Funny-Thanksgiving-QuotesTatiana Ayazo /Rd.com, shutterstock"I’m from Canada, so Thanksgiving to me is just Thursday with more food. And I’m thankful for that." —Howie Mandel

Q: Too much turkey?

Funny-Thanksgiving-QuotesTatiana Ayazo /Rd.com, shutterstock"If you stand in the meat section at the grocery store long enough, you start to get mad at turkeys. There’s turkey ham, turkey bologna, turkey pastrami. Someone needs to tell the turkey, man, just be yourself." —Mitch Hedberg   

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