Graph of the Day for November 26, 2009

"The Pilgrims made seven times more graves than huts.  No Americans have been more impoverished than these who, nevertheless, set aside a day of thanksgiving."  H.U. Westermayer

"If the only prayer you said in your whole life was, ‘thank you,' that would suffice."  Meister Eckhart

"Coexistence:  what the farmer does with the turkey - until Thanksgiving."  Mike Connolly"I love Thanksgiving turkey.  It's the only time in Los Angeles that you see natural breasts." Arnold Schwarzenegger



Source:  "The internet". 

Hoven's Index for November 26, 2009

Number of turkeys raised in the US in 2009:  250 million.

Pounds of turkeys raised in 2008:  7.9 billion.

Value of turkeys raised in 2008:  $4.5 billion.

Quantity of turkey consumed by the typical American in 2007:  13.8 pounds. 

Source:  US Census Bureau

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