15 Interesting Facts About Christmas

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Here are some interesting facts about Christmas:

1. Christmas wasn't always on December 25

2. Evergreens are an ancient tradition

3. St Nick was more generous than Jolly

4. Coca-Cola played a part in Santa's image

5. Hanging stockings started by accident

6. Rudolph was a marketing ploy

7. Christmas wreaths are Christ symbols

8. Jingle Bells was originally a Thanksgiving song

9. Astronauts broadcast Jingle Bells from space

10. Celebrating Christmas used to be illegal

11. Settlers created the first American eggnog

12. Christmas decorating sends nearly 15,000 people to the ER

13. Santa has his own Canadian postal code

14. Dry Christmas trees spark more than joy, they can spark fires

15. The term Xmas dates back to the 1500s

Source: https://www.goodhousekeeping.com/holidays/christmas-ideas/g2972/surprising-christmas-facts/

7 Comments
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Dec 21, 2020
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Dec 21, 2020
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Dec 21, 2020
Interesting Facts about Christmas
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Dec 23, 2020
He mans very cool
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Dec 22, 2020
Cool! Merry Christmas!
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Dec 22, 2020
Thanks! You too
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Level 78
Dec 22, 2020
Very good idea for a blog and appropriate to the season, however it left me wanting to know more about each fact.

I do know that Santa's Canadian postal code is H0H 0H0 !