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Interesting Facts About Christmas

Listen here Xmass is not a modern abbrevation of the word Christmas. It is believed to have been used 600 years ago. The Bible does not say when Jesus was born. Pope Julius I officially declared the birth of Jesus on December 25 in the 4th century. The first Christmas card was sent in 1843. The modern decorated Christmas tree is of German origin.…
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Black Friday

Listen here The Friday after the American holiday of Thanksgiving is the largest shopping day of the year in the United States. The day is often called Black…
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There Are Only 111 Days Until Christmas

Listen here Click to listen Audio by Evoca// If you find yourself in an office or a classroom thinking that the next vacation is a long time from now, remember that things are not always as bad as they may seem. For those of us in the Northern Hemisphere, autumn, with all its colors, can be the most beautiful season of them all. Whereas in the…
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Cyber Monday

Listen here Click to listen // The Monday after the American holiday of Thanksgiving has become known as Cyber Monday because this is the day some people start…
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Christmas

Listen here Christmas is usually a two day holiday, Christmas Day and Boxing Day in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. It is celebrated by many Christian communities around the world. In Scotland the main celebration is not on the 25th and 26th of December. Scots celebrate at the New Year or Hogmanay. Christmas is a time when most Christian…
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