Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Giving Thanks

Happy Thanksgiving

Main Entry: thanks
Pronunciation: \ˈthaŋ(k)s\
Function: noun plural
Etymology: plural of Middle English thank, from Old English thanc thought, gratitude; akin to Old High German dank gratitude, Latin tongēre to know
Date: before 12th century

1 : kindly or grateful thoughts : gratitude

2 : an expression of gratitude <"thanks for the free download"> — often used in an utterance containing no verb and serving as a courteous and somewhat informal expression of gratitude

The tradition of Thanksgiving in the United States of America

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