7 Weird and Wonderful Things You Didn’t Know About Christmas

 

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Christmas has become so commercialized to the point where if you ask anyone about its origins they never really know the answer other than it has something to do with celebrating the birth of Jesus (Who incidentally wasn’t even born on the 25th December). So what are it’s roots and where do it’s traditions come from? The answers are actually much more interesting than you might have thought.

 

The Norse God Odin was The Original Santa Claus

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Jingle Bells Originally had a Different Title and wasn’t a Christmas Song Martin Luther was the First Person to Decorate a Christmas Tree

Edward Johnson Invented Electric Christmas Lights Mistletoe means dung on a twig
The First Song Ever Composed And Recored In Space Was About Christmas

I’m pretty sure some of these will make for very interesting discussion at dinner!!

 

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