VOL 1562 - DEC. 25, 2016 - Strange Christmas Facts
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Strange Christmas "Quotes"
"Do give books - religious or otherwise - for Christmas. They're never fattening, seldom sinful, and permanently personal." - Lenore Hershey
"Next to a circus there ain't nothing that packs up and tears out faster than the Christmas spirit." - Kin Hubbard
"A lovely thing about Christmas is that it's compulsory, like a thunderstorm, and we all go through it together." - Garrison Keillor
"Christmas begins about the first of December with an office party and ends when you finally realize what you spent, around April fifteenth of the next year." - P. J. O'Rourke
Today's Featured Humor : -) - Strange Christmas Facts
Saint Nicholas of Myra, the original Santa Claus, was the patron saint of children, thieves and pawnbrokers.
Based on previous surveys, 17 percent of you will embarrass yourselves in some way at your office Christmas party.
A Mongolian wild ass can run 8 mph faster than a reindeer.
It's Donder, not Donner.
Christmas pudding should be stirred from east to west.
56 percent of Americans sing holiday carols to their pets.
53 percent of Americans plan to "re-gift" this year.
1 in 3 men will wait until Christmas Eve to finish their shopping.
1 in 6 men would like to get rid of all the "gift-giving nonsense."
A traditional Christmas dinner in early England was the head of a pig prepared with mustard.
On Christmas Eve in 2001, the Bethlehem Hotel had 208 of its 210 rooms free.
It's "God rest ye merry, gentlemen," not "God rest ye, merry gentlemen."
There are 1.76 billion candy canes produced every year.
Kris Kringel, a man in his 40s, lives in North Pole, Alaska, and delivers pizzas for a living. He drives a 1984 Ford Tempo.
Based on a 1999 estimated population count of North America and Europe, on Christmas Eve of that year Santa Claus had to visit 42,466,666 homes in a 12-hour period -- that's 983 homes per second.
Submitted by Pasadena Phil
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