Tuesday, December 22, 2015

Merry Christmas Trivia

A very Merry Christmas from all of us at Paradime Construction!

Thank you for a wonderful year!

We're wishing you a blessed time with family and friends.  If you need a little help with small talk this holiday...here are a few pieces of Christmas trivia you may enjoy!

  1. The typical Christmas tree grows for 15 years before it is ready to be cut and sold.
  2. Alabama was the first state to officially recognize Christmas as a holiday - in 1836.
  3. The earliest Christmas trees were decorated with apples.
  4. Americans send on average 1.5 billion Christmas cards.
  5. "Jingle Bells" was originally written for Thanksgiving.
  6. For Santa to visit all the homes he needs to on Christmas Eve, he would have to visit 822 homes a second.
  7. The best selling Christmas song is "White Christmas" by Bing Crosby.
  8. Ebenezer Scrooge's original catch phrase was "Bah Christmas" - then changed to "Bah Humbug".
  9. If someone was to receive all of the gifts from the 12 Days of Christmas you would receive 364 gifts.
  10. The busiest shopping days of the year are the Friday and Saturday before Christmas.

Happy Holidays!

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