Christmas Facts

    Random 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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    Frumenty was a spiced porridge, enjoyed by both rich and poor. It was a forerunner of modern Christmas puddings. It is linked in legend to the Celtic god Dagda, who stirred a porridge made up of all the good things of the earth.
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    The "Urn of Fate" is part of the Christmas celebrations in many Italian households. The Urn of Fate is brought out on Christmas Eve. It holds a wrapped present for everyone. The mother tries her luck first, then the others in turn. If you get a present wi
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    Electric lights for trees were first used in 1895.
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    The world's tallest Xmas tree at 221ft high was erected in a Washington shopping mall in 1950.
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    The first postage stamp to commemorate Christmas was issued in Austria in 1937.
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    One town in Indiana is called Santa Claus. There is also a Santa, Idaho.
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