Thanksgiving day has a new name: “Thank You Day”

This year I’m going to call Thanksgiving to be “Thank You Day.” The term thanksgiving often loses its meaning, because we don’t think about word actually is: Thanks giving.

We are to give thanks. One method is to thank other people by simply saying, “thank you.”

I realized this in a response I was writing to friend who wished me a happy thanksgiving in an email and I responded with the following:

Thanks for the thanksgiving wishes. Oh look! The thanking is already started. Thank you for starting the thank yous for the thank you day! I hope you have a happy thank you day as well.

Thank you for reading this post. And thank you to Lyle for inspiring this blog post.

Enjoyed this blog post?

Join the creatives who receive thoughtful Spudart blog posts via the email newsletter

guest

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

2 Comments
oldest
newest most voted
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments
Tom Saaristo
12 years ago

I hope you have a wonderful Thank You Day, full of wonderful food that prompts copious “Thank You”s at the dinner table : )

0
Would love your thoughts, please comment.x
()
x