A game company that makes jigsaw puzzles claims just about as many families play BOARD GAMES on Thanksgiving as they do watching a football game. Here's some other Turkey Day facts...

#1.)  People who prepare Thanksgiving dinners usually get a "leg up" on the preparation Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday before the big day.

#2.)  More than half of Thanksgiving guests bring the host a present . . . and close to 90% of the gifts are usually something edible.

#3.)  48% of hosts let someone else do the turkey carving . . . usually their significant other.

#4.)  41% of people will sleep more on Thanksgiving.

#5.)  52% have a second helping of the meal.

#6.)  One in three people say they like leftovers better than Thanksgiving dinner itself.


#7.)  And 86% of guests say they help with cleaning up and washing dishes after Thanksgiving dinner . . . but 56% of hosts say they don't LET their guests help out.