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Are you familiar with the counterpart to Thanksgiving Day called "Friendsgiving Day"?

  Friendsgiving was popular a few years ago among young people who can't travel home for Turkey Day because of a lack of funds or because of their work schedules. Instead, they gather in small groups at a friend's place or in the college dorm.



(I heard of it for the first time in 2017; I do not know whether it still gets practiced these days or not. I originally posted this question then, its link appears below.)

 

https://answermug.com/forums/topic/45099/are-you-familiar-with-the-counterpart-to-thanksgiving-day-called

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Posted - November 18

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  • 16753
    No such thing.  I wish people would stop bastardizing everything that's traditional.  Spending TG with friends doesn't alter the fact that the observance is to give thanks.  To God.
      November 19, 2022 12:33 PM MST
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  • 50707

     

      Gee, I’ve never heard of Thanksgiving being referred to as TG. Is that a new bastardization?



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      November 19, 2022 1:02 PM MST
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  • 9315
    And here I thought it was for people who can't stand to be around their families, or whose families can't stand to be around them. 

      November 20, 2022 7:48 AM MST
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