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Pass the turkey burgers.

Posted by Big John on November 24, 2011

Firstly may I wish all my American friends a HAPPY THANKSGIVING. I hope that you all have a great time.

Having said that I wouldn’t mind betting that, somewhere here in the UK, some greedy bastards are working on some way to turn this all American celebration into a British one.

Already in this country we have adopted so many aspects of American life which may bring enjoyment to adults and children alike, but also make hundreds of millions for the money grabbing bosses of the companies who have encouraged our traditional festivals to be replaced by such events as  … ‘Trick or Treat’ ..  Valentine’s Day ..  Mothers’ Day .. Fathers’ Day .. and more !

It can’t be long before our children are ‘brainwashed’ into wanting Fourth of July fireworks and barbecues, and some clever dick comes up with a story about giving thanks for those descendants of the Pilgrim Fathers who returned to England and opened …

… the first McDonald’s. :-)

4 Responses to “Pass the turkey burgers.”

  1. Betty said

    As to your country adopting the many festivals of my country, I have only one word. RESIST! Most of the things we celebrate are made-up holidays with greed as the driving force. I’m referring to Valentine’s Day, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, Grandparents Day, Boss’s Day, Secretaries Day, an on and on, which were thought up by greedy Florists. Nowadays, though, no one can afford all those flowers, so the Florists are suffering, and rightly so.

  2. Grannymar said

    Now be careful Big John, we certainly don’t need a holiday dedicated to Uncle Fast Food!

  3. Ginnie said

    I hate that you’ve been inundated with all those fabricated holidays. One of the joys of traveling is to get away from all that … but sounds like thats in the past !

  4. Rummuser said

    I have an idea Big John. You can become a big boss by going into business with this one. Celebrate all Independence days of all ex colonies. You can get them to pay for the celebrations too and you will actually be celebrating getting rid of a lot of rubbish, at their cost.

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