Christmas Quotes

"Once again we find ourselves enmeshed in the Holiday Season, that very special time of year when we join with our loved ones in sharing centuries-old traditions such as trying to find a parking space at the mall. We traditionally do this in my family by driving around the parking lot until we see a …

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More Christmas Trivia

* Santa Claus has many different names around the world including Father Christmas in the UK, Pere Noel in France, Kriss Kringle in Germany, La Befana in Italy, Julinesse in Denmark, Dedushka Moroz (meaning Grandfather Frost) in Russia and the Three Kings in Spain and Mexico. * The typical image we have of Santa Claus …

More Christmas Trivia

* Pope Julius I declared Christ’s birthday as December 25th sometime during the 4th century. * Christmas trees received their first written acknowledgement in Germany in 1531. * The tradition of hanging stockings over the fireplace derived from Dutch children placing their shoes next to the fireplace on Christmas Eve. Stockings later replaced the shoes. …

Christmas Facts

# In the Ukraine, if you find a spider web in the house on Christmas morning, it is believed to be a harbinger of good luck! There once lived a woman so poor, says a Ukrainian folk tale, that she could not afford Christmas decorations for her family. One Christmas morning, she awoke to find …

PANDEMIC ALERT

THE NEXT PANDEMIC? My freind went to a dinner party last night, where he and other guests enjoyed copious amounts of alcohol. he awoke this morning not feeling well, with what could be described as flu-like symptoms; headache, nausea, chills, sore eyes, etc. From the results of some initial testing, he has unfortunately tested positive …

So the weather outside is frightful….

So here's some trivia about the weather around the world...   A lightning strike in the Democratic Republic of Congo killed all 11 members of one soccer team while leaving the opposing team in the match untouched, leading to accusations of witchcraft by the survivors. • The energy in an average one day hurricane could …