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CHRISTMAS IN GREAT BRITAIN
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Christmas in the Olden Time
by Sir Walter Scott (1808) Heap on more wood!
the wind is chill But let it whistle as it
will, Well keep our Christmas merry still. Each
age has deemed the new born year The fittest time
for festal cheer.
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  • More than 160 countries celebrate
    Christmas.
  • A few countries refer to the holiday as Family
    Day, including Angola and Uruguay.
  • Some countries--like Jordan and
    Pakistan--designate December 25th as an official
    holiday only for Christians.

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  • Christmas 2000 saw the UK consuming 10 million
    turkeys and 25 million Christmas puddings.
  • 7 million children leave mince pies and a drink
    for Santa on Christmas Eve.
  • The UK spends 20bn on Christmas with 1.6bn
    going on food and drink.

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Where does the word CHRISTMAS come from?
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The word "Christmas" is a contraction of two
words "Christ's mass"
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NATIVITY SCENE
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WHEN IS CHRISTMAS CELEBRATED?
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CHRISTMAS SYMBOLS
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In the UK the streets and the shops are decorated
with electric lights and toys. There is a lot of
merry-making.
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We all are looking forward to getting and giving
presents
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CHRISTMAS PRESENTS
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Christmas time creates wonderful fairy-tale
atmosphere
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CHRISTMAS CAROLS
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TRAFALGAR SQUARE
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MERRY CHRISTMAS AND HAPPY NEW YEAR!
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