A Christmas Cornucopia By Mark Forsyth

  • A Christmas Cornucopia By Mark Forsyth
    A Christmas Cornucopia By Mark Forsyth
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    Description: The unpredictable origins and etymologies of our cracking Christmas customs For something that happens every year of our lives, we really don't know much about Christmas. We don't know that the date we celebrate was chosen by a madman, or that Christmas, etymologically speaking, means ' Go away, Christ'. Nor do we know that Christmas was first celebrated in 243 AD on 28 March - and only moved to 25 December in 354 AD. We're oblivious to the fact that the advent calendar was actually invented by a...
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