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Mistletoe is actually a fungus.
I KNOW! Isn't that weird?! It kills trees and people kiss under it! ROFL!
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Baseball players get athlete's foot but astronauts get "missile toe"...
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In 1836, Alabama became the first state to declare Christmas as a holiday.

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The Star Atop The Tree
The original Nautical Star, or North Star, was seen as providing guidance, and good luck for sailors.

- In Germany and in Amish lore, the 5-Pointed Star provides protection from fire and lightning or a protection for livestock, good fortune, hope, love, fertility, energy and harmony. The Eight-Pointed Star symbolizes goodwill, good omens, light and protection. The Triple Star represents good luck, success and happiness.

- Before becoming a prominent symbol of Judaism, the six pointed star was used by alchemists and was said to have been used by Druid priests as protection against evil ghosts.

- In the Old Testament, the starry sky symbolized the numerous children of Abraham, and gave direction to the promised land.

- In Christianity, the Star of Bethlehem guided the three wise men and announced the birth of Christ. Eventually, stars were placed on the tops of Christmas Trees to celebrate His birth.

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Actually, there weren't THREE wisemen. They really don't know how many wisemen there were.
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Christmas was actually banned in Boston http://masstraveljournal.com/feature...-banned-boston
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The many bright lights found hanging on trees and homes around Christmas time mean something different for each person who hangs them. For one individual they are simply colorful and joyful -- something to brighten up the norm of everyday life in a season of festivities and togetherness. To another, the lights carry spiritual meaning. One such spiritual meaning -- purity surrounds the many white lights found on most Christian homes and buildings. The white light stands for the purity of Christ and the heart that lives for Him.
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Since the 1970’s, the Kennedy Space Center has made their shuttle landing facility available for emergency landing by Santa Claus should problems develop during his annual visit to children around the world!
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Since the 1970’s, the Kennedy Space Center has made their shuttle landing facility available for emergency landing by Santa Claus should problems develop during his annual visit to children around the world!
I've done the same thing with my yard.
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