Pumpkin pie is in the oven, cranberries are ready to be sauced, and the horse knows the way to carry the sleigh, so it can only mean on thing: Thanksgiving time! In honor of the holiday of gratitude, we present some of our favorite “thanks buttons” from the Button Museum collection. Gratitude is in season any day of the year, but especially this week, even if we are just thankful that you’re not picking your nose.
Clockwise from top left:
Talk to Me Now – Not knowing the full story behind this button makes it all the more sinister, doesn’t it?
Flabbergasted – Gift button made for retail, probably from the 1980s.
Thanks, Pal – Japanese-made litho novelty button with questionable grammar, probably from the late 1960s.
Nose Picker – Social lubricator button, circa 1980s. We have it categorized as humor, but perhaps “public service” is more appropriate?
Thanks for the Dance – Inebriated dancing couple, probably from the early 1960s.