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Christmas History
Christmas is continually re-invented. It seems each generation brings some new element to the celebration of the season. Here we explore the true stories behind the more familiar things of the season:
The Real History of...
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Charles Dickens: A...
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Christmas Memories
Christmas is a magical season for all generations. The following are true award winning stories of Christmas submitted by our site users over the years:
Grandpa's Christmas...
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11-19-2011 11:24 PM
His Name is Bud
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Holiday Disasters
It might not have seemed funny at the time...but we sure enjoy the memory now. The following true stories chronicle the mishaps of Christmas as they happened:
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05-31-2002 09:44 PM
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Who Put the X in Christmas?


By Jeff Westover

In recent years many retailers have come under fire for using the word “holiday” in substitution for the word “Christmas” in their advertising. But some have problems with the term “Xmas” as well. Just ask gift shop owner Trent Wilson. He meant no harm when he used the term “Xmas” in a 2007 ad he placed in a local newspaper. But one simple letter to the editor unleashed a torrent of bad publicity that nearly wiped out his business.

“We simply ran out of room in t... [Read More]
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Old 05-30-2002 03:38 PM
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There's Something About Merry


By Jeff Westover

It falls from our lips without much thought: “Merry Christmas!”. But what is it we are really saying?

In an informal survey conducted recently more than 84 percent of Americans asked thought that the word “merry” meant “jolly”.

Taken in context, many around the world do indeed celebrate a “jolly” Christmas these days. But that contemporary interpretation is not exactly the traditional definition of the word “merry”.

In old England, where the phrase “Mer... [Read More]
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