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By Jonathan Green

Wouldn’t it's nice to appreciate all our Christmas traditions? the following, Jonathan eco-friendly bargains the interesting heritage in the back of our such a lot cherished vacation traditions. for instance, myrrh is incense made up of the resin of a North African bush and used to be a different present in the course of biblical instances. To the Romans, mistletoe was once a logo of fertility, so at the present time we're inspired to kiss while it truly is close to. The yuletide log was once initially used to decorate houses throughout the darkish, chilly Scandinavian Christmas season. jam-packed with all demeanour of pleasant surprises and scrumptious morsels, A Christmas Miscellany demystifies the origins of well-known festive customs equivalent to caroling and yuletide playing cards, and entertains with enjoyable, little-known proof. this is often the correct present or stocking stuffer for the curious-minded in the course of the vacation season.

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