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  • Well Banksgiving was sort of my idea, and started out as a joke-we were all about to get unemployed at Tamarack and we thought we were going to have this party called "Franksgiving" that was going to be all hotdogs and corndogs on a platter, and like maybe a rail jam.

    Boise Weekly

  • Americans had two Thanksgivings that year - Roosevelt's, derisively dubbed "Franksgiving," and the original.

    TIME.com: Top Stories

  • FDR's move was met with great opposition from the general public, some of whom dubbed the day "Franksgiving."

    Charlie Cray: Thanks for the Memories

  • The episode was appropriately called "Franksgiving."

    Archive 2007-11-01

  • Many rebelled and continued to celebrate Thanksgiving on its "real" date while derisively referring to the impostor holiday as "Franksgiving."

    mental_floss Blog

  • Some referrred to the newly positioned Thanksgiving Day as 'Franksgiving.'

    Make Them Accountable

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