Holiday Fun Facts:
  • The Post Office expects to deliver 20 Billion pieces of mail between Thanksgiving and Christmas this year.
  • In Sweden, a common Christmas decoration is the Julbukk, a small figurine of a goat made of straw.
  • The Christmas tree can be traced back to the ancient Romans who decorated trees with small pieces of metal.
  • Queen Elizabeth's Christmas message to the nation was first televised on December 25, 1957.
  • Candy canes began as straight white sticks of sugar candy used to decorated the Christmas trees.
  • Oregon produces the most real Christmas trees at over 8.6 million.
  • The Post Office expects to deliver 20 Billion pieces of mail between Thanksgiving and Christmas this year.
  • Christmas trees take from 6 to 14 years to mature for harvest.
  • In the Ukraine, if you find a spider web in the house on Christmas morning, it is believed to be good luck!
  • An average household in America will mail out 28 Christmas cards each year and receive 28 in return
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