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Christmas miscellany : everything you ever wanted to know about Christmas

Author: Jonathan Green
Publisher: New York, New York : Skyhorse Publishing, [2017]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : [2017 editionView all editions and formats
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Discover the meaning of the season's traditions!

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Genre/Form: Trivia and miscellanea
Electronic books
Miscellanea
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Green, Jonathan, 1971- author.
Christmas miscellany
New York, New York : Skyhorse Publishing, [2017]
(DLC) 2017028093
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Green
ISBN: 9781510725706 1510725709
OCLC Number: 992437705
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: What is myrrh anyway? --
Why is Christmas celebrated on December 25? --
Why is turkey eaten at Christmas? --
Where does the Christmas tree come from? --
Why are cards sent at Christmas? --
Who is the real Father Christmas? --
Why are carols sung at Christmastime? --
Why do people open Advent calendars in the run-up to Christmas? --
Why are stockings hung up on Christmas Eve? --
Why do people put up Christmas decorations? --
What is figgy pudding? --
Who were the three kings? --
Where does the Christmas wreath come from? --
Why are reindeer so associated with Christmas? --
What are the twelve days of Christmas? --
Why is fish eaten on Christmas Eve? --
When, and why, was Christmas canceled? --
What is a Yule log? --
What was the first Noel? --
What have holly and ivy got to do with Christmas? --
What is mulled wine? --
Why are sprouts eaten with Christmas dinner? --
Why do we display Nativity scenes at Christmas? --
What is wassailing? --
Who was Good King Wenceslas? --
Why do people kiss under the mistletoe? --
Why is Christmas so often shortened to Xmas?
Responsibility: Jonathan Green.

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