Thursday, December 24, 2009

Did You Know…Christmas Edition?

Did You Know…?
Christmas Edition
…The word Christmas is Old English,It means Christ's Mass.

…Germany made the first artificial Christmas trees. They were made out of goose feathers that they dyed green.

…Electric lights for trees were first used in 1895.

…Jingle Bells" was first written for Thanksgiving and then became one of the most popular Christmas songs.

…If you received all of the gifts in the song "The Twelve Days of Christmas," you would receive 364 gifts.

…Christmas became a national holiday in America on June, 26, 1870.

…In Greek, X means Christ. That is where the word "X-Mas" comes from.
…Each year, 30-35 million real Christmas trees are sold in the USA alone. There are 21,000 Christmas tree growers in the United States, and trees usually grow for about 15 years before they are sold.

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