Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Trivia Tuesday

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




What is the name of the Grinch's dog in the movie "How the Grinch Stole Christmas"?  Max


In the song “Frosty the Snowman,” what made Frosty come to life?
An old silk hat



 
Which ocean is Christmas Island in?
Indian Ocean


  


During the Christmas season, nearly 28 sets of LEGO are sold every second.


 Rudolph was actually conceived by a department store, Montgomery Ward, as a marketing gimmick to get kids to buy holiday coloring books.


Oregon produces the most real Christmas trees in the United States.
That's my son-in-law Ryan and his friend cutting down a tree
a few years ago, near Portland.

Puritan Oliver Cromwell outlawed Christmas celebrations and carols in England from 1649-1660.
The only celebrations allowed were sermons and prayers.




Mistletoe (Viscum album) is from the Anglo-Saxon word misteltan, which means “little dung twig” because the plant spreads through bird droppings.



Though Santa Claus has worn blue and white and green in the past, his traditional red suit came from a 1930s ad by Coca Cola.




Christmas trees were first used in the 1500s in Germany. 




That is all for today.
Have a great week!!! 

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