25 Bizarre And Interesting Facts About Christmas

For some, Christmas is, simply put, mundane. If you’re part of that ho-hum crowd, then you’ll definitely want to hear about these bizarre and interesting facts about Christmas. While Christmas may at one point had a certain magic to it, now you just don’t feel it. You need an adrenaline kick to all the merriment and egg nog. Thankfully, history is full of weird and wonderful facts about Christmas. From ancient traditions to weird international practices, Christmas hasn’t always been about joy and tidings. In fact, in some parts of the world, it means beating up another dude with fisticuffs (more about that later). So, if you want to know about the weird side of Holidays, then you should check out these 25 bizarre and interesting facts about Christmas.

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Some zoos accept donated Christmas trees as food for their animals.

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It is estimated that the song "White Christmas" by Irving Berlin is the best selling single in history with over 100 million copies sold.

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During Christmas in Newfoundland people called "Mummers" dress up in crude disguises and go from house to house dancing and playing music while the hosts try to identify them.

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Paul McCartney earns nearly half a million dollars every year from his Christmas song which many critics regard as his worst song ever.

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A large part of Sweden's population watches Donald Duck cartoons every Christmas Eve since 1960.

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