Christmas Facts

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    In Sweden, a common Christmas decoration is the Julbukk, a small figurine of a goat. It is usually made of straw. Scandinavian Christmas festivities feature a variety of straw decorations in the form of stars, angels, hearts and other shapes, as well as t
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    Gold-wrapped chocolate coins commemorate St Nicholas who gave bags of gold coins to the poor.
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    The first postage stamp to commemorate Christmas was issued in Austria in 1937.
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    Carols began as an old English custom called wassailing, toasting neighbours to a long life.
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    The poinsettia is a traditional Christmas flower. In Mexico (its original birthplace), the poinsettia is known as the "Flower of the Holy Night".
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    In 1999, residents of the state of Maine in America built the world's biggest ever snowman. He stood at 113ft tall.
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