Many of us use Xmas as a shortened version. The letter X is a Greek abbreviation for Christ.
BEFORE turkey, the traditional Christmas meal in England was a pig's head and mustard.
Many parts of the Christmas tree can actually be eaten, with the needles being a good source of
Vitamin C. Just dont tell Health and Safety.
SANTA has different names around the world - Kriss Kringle in Germany, Le Befana in Italy, Pere Noel in France and Deushka Moroz (Grandfather Frost) in Russia. To most children his name is DAD.
This Robin !
ALTHOUGH now mostly vegetarian, in Victorian times, mince pies were made with beef and spices.