Each year, people the world over look forward to Christmas without giving much thought to its traditions. For example, have you ever stopped to wonder why we celebrate Christmas on the 25th? The answer may surprise you. Or have you ever wondered where Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer stems from? Or why Santa wears a red coat? I was so surprised to discover the purpose of why we hang our Christmas stockings over the fire place, and couldn't believe how many gifts Americans post, come Christmas time. Here are 12 facts about Christmas you probably didn't know.
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