It’s Christmas and I was thinking why not write something fun instead of what I usually write.
So below are 13 facts that Santa “doesn’t” even know, ranging from Rudolph’s red nose to the year where United States first celebrated Christmas.
1. Rudolph’s red nose is likely the result of a parasitic infection according to Norwegian Scientists.
2. Two weeks before Christmas is one of the two most popular times for couples to break up. (According to data analysed from Facebook posts)
3. In 2015, the full moon falls on Christmas Day for the first time in 38 years.
4. Where X-Mas came from? X means Christ in Greek so to shorten the word Christmas we sometimes use X-Mas.
5. Before turkey, the out-of-date Christmas meal in England was a pig’s head and mustard.
6. The three colours of Christmas are green, red, and gold.
Green symbolizes a symbol of life and rebirth;
Red symbolizes the blood of Christ.
Gold symbolizes light as well as wealth and royalty.
7. In Iceland there are 13 Santas, each leaving a gift for children. They come down from the mountain one by one, starting on December 12.
8. Approximately one million letters are addressed to Santa each Christmas. The address?
9. Every year approximately 6.5 billion greeting cards are sent in United States.
10. Approximately 60 million Christmas trees are grown each year in Europe.
11. There are an estimated of 200 Christmas trees catching fire in the United States yearly.
12. In Greece, Italy, Spain and Germany, workers receives a Christmas bonus of one month’s salary by law. Let’s hope Singapore Catch on soon enough.
13. Up until 1836, Christmas was illegal in the United States.