CHRISTMAS TALES - TRIVIA

CHRISTMAS TRIVIA

A NATIVITY FACT

Traditionally in the nativity scene

SEASONAL GREETINGS

SEASONAL GREETINGS FROM AFRICA AND THE MIDDLE EAST Arabic Idah Saidan Wa Sanah Jadidah Afrikaans GeSëende Kersfees Een Plesierige Kerfees African (Eritrea, Tigrinja) Rehus-Beal-Ledeats

IRISH SUPERSTITION

A Christmas superstition in Ireland

REINDEER NAMES

According to Clement Clarke Moore's 1823 poem

WHAT WOULD SANTA LIKE FOR CHRISTMAS?

The Hollywood child star Shirley Temple

DEVON SUPERSTITION

If, on Christmas Eve,

ON CHRISTMAS DAY

352 Christmas was celebrated on December 25th.for the first time.

SEASONAL SNIPPETS

# 1 The winter solstice was considered an important point of the year by the German and Celtic tribes

TRIVIAL TITBITS

# 1 A very common saying amongst children a hundred

FESTIVE FACTS # 2

# 13 Franklin Pierce was the fourteenth President of the United States (1853-1857) and in 1856 he was the first President to decorate the first White House Christmas tree.

FESTIVE FACT'S # 1

# 1 In 1979 the Christingle Service was for the first time introduced into Barbados at the St Ambrose Church.

JESUS WAS EXACTLY 7LB WHEN HE WAS BORN

Jesus was exactly 7lb when he was born