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Funny Thanksgiving Greeting Cards and Ads

Updated on November 22, 2013

Last year I posted a collection of humorous Thanksgiving greeting cards, and as the holiday is about to roll around again I wanted to share some more. This time I also have some unintentionally funny ads to go along with the cards. These items are shared for your entertainment only, and not intended to endorse or insult anyone or anything.

I will start with the greeting cards and then go on to the ads.


Memes and all things Cats are very popular these days, and this one is a very cute way to send out those warm holiday sentiments to family and friends.

This card is also suitable for sending sentiments to loved ones..when your blow horn is on the fritz.

I have a suspicion the intention of choosing this card is to send your loved one a needed hint about the true meaning of Thanksgiving. This, or the card designer is simply as oblivious as the dude on the card.

The message on this card may look like a simple printing error, but if I'm correct, this is a painting of one of the Mathers of Puritan times. These provincial leaders were famed for hunting down witches and other socially unwanteds in the colonies, and so this card and sentiment are ideal... if you happen to belong to the Westboro Baptist Church.

It is refreshing to know the dead still receive mail.

Another cute kitty card.

I suppose it serves the business interests of merchants to have every single word of English that appears on their product duplicated into Español, But if I may be so bold as to suggest to this card maker: HIRE A TRANSLATOR!

I suppose this one was designed for the really talkative friend or relative?

This card obviously serves no socially redeemable function whatsoever. But it does make me laugh!

Thanksgiving Ads

Truth in advertising is a good thing, but I fear this much frankness could put the grocery store out of business.

This flyer seems to be saying that Thanksgiving dinner just isn't complete without a nice heaping helping of worms.

The ad probably boosted Monistat sales immensely!

My kids agree wholeheartedly with this one.

I can just imagine the delightful words Gordon Ramsay would have for this traditional menu...

Well, like the saying goes, there's always room for Jello..

Am I the only one that thinks merchants have turned Thanksgiving into nothing more than an excuse to profit off of every other holiday on the calendar?

I suspect it is grammar like this that puts some grocer's in the poor house.

Last year PETA got bombarded with complaints after releasing this dog-turkey ad aimed at children. But you just got to admire the clever newspaper editor that placed it right beside this headline. Oh, how I love irony!

This Hub ©November 22, 2013 by Beth Perry

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    Beth Perry 3 years ago from Tennesee


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    Tarrin Lupo 3 years ago from Peterborough NH

    Not sure I trust those Yeast rolls.

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    Beth Perry 4 years ago from Tennesee

    Glad you enjoyed them, Peggy W! And thank you; hope your Thanksgiving was a lovely one!

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    Peggy Woods 4 years ago from Houston, Texas

    Some of these remind me of the things presented on the Jay Leno show. Ha! Happy Thanksgiving tomorrow.

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    Beth Perry 4 years ago from Tennesee

    ChitrangadaSharan, thank you, and I appreciate you dropping in :)

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    Chitrangada Sharan 4 years ago from New Delhi, India

    Nice collection of Thanksgiving Greetings cards, lovely suggestions!

    Thanks for sharing this interesting hub! Voted up!

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    Beth Perry 4 years ago from Tennesee

    MysticMoonlight, glad you enjoyed :) Yeah, I think the poor grammar ad is my favorite!

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    Beth Perry 4 years ago from Tennesee

    Prasetio, thank you and glad you enjoyed!

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    Beth Perry 4 years ago from Tennesee

    rebeccamealey, thanks much :)

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    Beth Perry 4 years ago from Tennesee

    Nell, thanks so much. And you know, I always was suspicious of the butterscotch Jello pudding!

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    MysticMoonlight 4 years ago

    So cute. Really gets you into the Thanksgiving spirit! The really poor grammar one was a hoot. And the deli hot yeast rolls...I'm still giggling :)

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    prasetio30 4 years ago from malang-indonesia

    Nice hub and I love the pictures here. Thanks for writing and sharing with us. Voted up :-)


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    Rebecca Mealey 4 years ago from Northeastern Georgia, USA

    What a cute collection! Thanksgiving cards need more promotion,and you have done that.

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    Nell Rose 4 years ago from England

    Please may I have a helping of Pudding Poops? Haha! so funny beth, love these, wish all cards were like this! voted up and shared! nell

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    Beth Perry 4 years ago from Tennesee

    CraftytotheCore, I'm glad you enjoyed the collection! I hear you about the after feast thing; though in my family the women usually preferred talking together than the game watching.

    Thanks much for dropping by and reading :)

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    CraftytotheCore 4 years ago

    That was awesome and I did get quite a chuckle. I like the one with the guy with the remote the best. It reminds me of my family when I was growing up. They all gather around for a huge feast and then disappear in the other room for football.

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    Beth Perry 4 years ago from Tennesee

    Cool JG11Bravo! I'm thinking of printing out one of those cat cards to use next year :)

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    JG11Bravo 4 years ago

    Alright, those are pretty amusing. Well done. I might borrow one or two of those.