Tag Archives: christmas

Son of Holiday Myths Debunked

Over the last few years, I’ve occasionally written posts on some myth or another. Every time I accumulate enough interesting ones, I tend to write a short article. So here we go. References to religious facts were gathered quickly. If … Continue reading

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When Did Christmas Become So Commercial?

Do you lament the commercial nature of Christmas? Do you pine for the days of your youth when Christmas wasn’t about buying things in stores, but was instead about family and goodwill? You’re not alone. Given the state of things — … Continue reading

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The Twelve Days of Woo Christmas

(to be sung as loudly and off-key as possible, to the tune of “The Twelve Days of Christmas”)

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