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
    Gold-wrapped chocolate coins commemorate St Nicholas who gave bags of gold coins to the poor.
    The first postage stamp to commemorate Christmas was issued in Austria in 1937.
    Carols began as an old English custom called wassailing, toasting neighbours to a long life.
    The poinsettia is a traditional Christmas flower. In Mexico (its original birthplace), the poinsettia is known as the "Flower of the Holy Night".
    In 1999, residents of the state of Maine in America built the world's biggest ever snowman. He stood at 113ft tall.