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Snowden's favourite strange festive facts!

08 December 2018

I love Xmas and I love freaky facts so.... did you know that......

Oldest domestic tree still in use
The oldest domestic Christmas tree is thought to be owned by Janet Parker of Wiltshire in the UK.  It's a puny 12 inches tall and was bought by Janet's grandmother in 1886 in the local branch of Woolworths.  Hey, don't scoff (and groovy jumper Janet!)

Snowden Flood's strange Christmas facts www.snowdenflood.com

Norwegian witches
Every single person in Norway worth their salt hides their brooms after Christmas Eve dinner.   They just will not risk a witch or spirit stealing it and causing havoc around town

Snowden Flood's strange Christmas related facts! www.snowdenflood.com

Kentucky for Christmas!
In 1974, the gods of junk food, KFC released a festive marketing campaign in Japan. Their slogan "Kurisumasu ni wa kentakkii!" (Kentucky for Christmas!) spawned a popular national tradition. Christmas is not even a national holiday in Japan, but families from all over the country head to their local branch and queues wind around the block.  It's one of the most lucrative KFC days of the year there!
Snowden Flood's freakish Festive facts www.snowdenflood.com

Let me know if YOU have any fun festive facts?
And now you are in the Christmas mood, why not read THIS post all about silent movie star Harold Lloyd's obsession with making it Christmas every day of the year

Harold Lloyd Christmas www.snowdenflood.com



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