4千万火鸡4千卡 感恩节趣事集锦

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4千万火鸡4千卡 感恩节趣事集锦

2 — The ranking of Thanksgiving on the list of America’s favorite holidays. Christmas is No. 1.
2——美国人民最喜欢的节假日,感恩节排名第二,第一是圣诞节。

2 — The maximum number of days the U.S. Department of Agriculture suggests keeping a fresh turkey before cooking it.
2——美国农业部建议,在烹饪前新鲜火鸡的保质期最多是两天。

2.5 — The number in miles of the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade available for public viewing.
2.5——公众可以看到的梅西感恩节大游行是2.5公里。

4 — Americans celebrate Thanksgiving every year on the fourth Thursday of November.
4——美国人在每年11月的第四个星期四庆祝感恩节。

5-5.5 — The number of hours it takes to cook a stuffed 22- to 24-pound turkey in an oven set to 325 degrees Fahrenheit.
5-5.5——把一只塞满了东西的22到24磅重的火鸡放到325华氏摄氏度的烤箱里要烤5-5.5个小时。

11-12 — The number of hours it takes to thaw a frozen 22- to 24-pound turkey in cold water. Compare that with the 5½ to six days it takes to thaw in the refrigerator.
11-12——在冷水里解冻一只22到24磅的火鸡要11-12个小时。同样在冰箱里解冻的话要5.5-6天。

36 — The number of years it took magazine editor Sarah Josepha Hale to crusade for an annual Thanksgiving holiday. National and local days of thanksgiving had been celebrated over the years, but President Abraham Lincoln finally proclaimed the fourth Thursday in November Thanksgiving in 1863.
36——杂志编辑莎拉·约瑟法·霍尔花了36年为每年的感恩节改革而奋斗。从国家到地方都在庆祝感恩节,但是亚伯拉罕·林肯总统最终在1863年宣布了11月的第四个星期四为感恩节。

46 million — The estimated number of turkeys eaten in the United States on Thanksgiving 2012.
4600万——2012年的感恩节,美国人预计吃掉了4600万只火鸡。

46.3 million — The estimated number of Americans who will be traveling for the Thanksgiving holiday in 2014, according to AAA.
4630万——根据AAA报告,在2014年,估计有4630万的美国人在感恩节出去旅行。

50 million — The approximate number of people who typically watch the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade on television.
5000万——在电视上收看梅西感恩节大游行的大概的观众数目有5000万人。

65 — Percentage of Americans surveyed who said eating Thanksgiving leftovers is more important than eating their regular Thanksgiving meal.
65——65%参与问卷的美国人称,吃掉感恩节的剩饭比吃掉平常的感恩大餐重要的多。

67 — The number of years between 1947, the first National Thanksgiving Turkey presentation at the White House, and Thanksgiving 2014.
67——从1947年,即第一个在白宫举行感恩节火鸡展示大会到现在2014年已经过了67年。

69 — The approximate percentage of Thanksgiving Day fires caused by cooking.
69——因为烹饪引起的感恩节火灾大概占69%。

73 — The number of years between 1941, when Congress decided that the fourth Thursday in November would be observed as Thanksgiving Day and a federal legal holiday, and Thanksgiving 2014.
73——从1947年,当过会宣布每年11月的第四个星期四是感恩节并且作为法定假日,到现在2014年已有73年。

4千万火鸡4千卡 感恩节趣事集锦

88 — The approximate percentage of Americans who eat turkey on Thanksgiving Day, according to a National Turkey Federation survey.
88——根据国家火鸡联盟的调查,在感恩节吃火鸡的美国人占大约88%。

90 — The number of years between 1924, when the first Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade took place, and Thanksgiving 2014. It was originally called the Macy’s Christmas Parade.
90——在1924年举办第一个梅西感恩节大游行,到现在2014的感恩节已经过去了90年。最初它被称为梅西圣诞大游行。

94 — The number of years between the first NFL Thanksgiving Day games in 1920 and Thanksgiving 2014.
94——1920年第一个NFL感恩节游戏举办至今(2014年),已有94个年头。

151 — The number of years between October 3, 1863, when Lincoln proclaimed a national annual Thanksgiving Day, and Thanksgiving 2014.
151——1863年10月3日,当林肯宣布每年固定的感恩节至今(2014年)已过去了151年。

225 — The number of years between 1789, when President George Washington issued a proclamation naming November 26 a day of national thanksgiving, and Thanksgiving 2014.
225——1789年,乔治·华盛顿总统发布了一个声明,称11月26日为感恩节至今(2014年)已过去了225年。

393 — The number of years between 1621, when the first Thanksgiving was observed in Plymouth, Massachusetts, and Thanksgiving 2014. A good harvest led Plymouth Colony Gov. William Bradford to plan a festival to give thanks. Around 90 Native Americans attended.
393——在1621年,第一个感恩节在普利茅斯和马萨诸塞州举行,至今2014年的感恩节,已经过去了393年。普利茅斯殖民政府的威廉·布拉德福德计划了一次感恩节大丰收庆祝。大概有90个当地的美国人参加了庆典。

4,500 — The average number of calories you might consume on Thanksgiving, according to the Calorie Control Council. That’s 3,000 for the meal, and another 1,500 for snacking and nibbling.
4500——根据卡路里控制委员会的报告,你在感恩节平均进食的卡路里数是4500。吃饭占3000卡路里,零食和零嘴占了另外1500。

100,000-plus — Questions typically answered by the Butterball Turkey hotline every November and December.
10万+——每年11月和12月,胖子火鸡热线要回答10万多个问题。

92.1 million — Black Friday shoppers in 2013.
9210万——2013年黑色星期五的消费者有9210万人。

205 million — The number of turkeys raised in the United States in 2013.
2亿500万——美国在2013年饲养了2亿500万只火鸡。

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