Now that Christmas is approaching, the Smithsonian Library Christmas Trivia Elves in Washington, DC known as Librarians are ready to bounce from wall to wall to catch up on all your demands. Information about this popular, cool and trivial party. Beware. I just saw those couples stagger against the shiny marble walls. They must be participating in the trivia crisis, a common illness this time of year. Get Eggnog and Gingerbread Quick!
When thinking about general knowledge trivia about Christmas and love, the first idea that comes to mind is to stay shy and hopefully under the nearest door with sprigs of mistletoe hanging overhead. This romantic tradition for generations needs to maintain its popularity and number one position. Which one do you think? Yes, that long, long kiss. But what else do you guess? Mistletoe is actually a partial parasite and can grow on tree branches and trunks or on its own; make your choice. Mistletoe is commonly known as bird droppings. “Mistel” is derived from the Anglo-Saxon word meaning “feces” like bird droppings, and “tan” means “twig”. I’m interested in you right now, right?
Grab your knives and forks and enjoy feasting all over the world. I love Christmas dishes in England, roast pigs and geese in Germany, and turkeys in America.
The bank had a Christmas club every year. They were first opened in 1905, allowing customers to deposit a preset amount each month to purchase gifts during the Christmas season. I think he was hiding a whopping $ 3 a month for something special.
There are two ways to think about the busiest shopping day of the year. Most shoppers consider the Friday after Thanksgiving to be the busiest shopping day, but another faction of the economy says the busiest day is 5 or 10 days after Thanksgiving.
When Charles Dickens was writing his famous “A Christmas Carol”, he stopped many times trying to find the correct name for his little hero. Before settling into Tiny Tim, he considered and dropped Little Rally, Panny Pete, and Small Sam. There is no great loss.
Charles Dickens originally wanted Scrooge to say “Bar Christmas” instead of the famous phrase “Bar Hambug” known to the literate world.
During the US holiday shopping season, the Visa card will only be used 5,340 times per minute. Click!
Turkey was popular for Christmas dinners in Victorian England. Many of the birds had to be raised in Norfolk and then moved to the London market. To accomplish this transport, turkeys were dressed in boots (!) Made of leather or bags, and then turkeys were brought to market. The boots acted as a barrier between his feet and the icy mud on the road. However, the goose’s legs were protected only by a layer of tar. Is this haute couture or what?
Talk about one for the record book. There is a written reference to a huge £ 165 Christmas cake from medieval England. The 9-foot diameter material includes 2 bushels of flour, 20 pounds of butter, 4 geese, 2 rabbits, 4 wild ducks, 2 woodcocks, 6 snipers, 4 partridges, 2 clean tongues, and curlew. Two and six pigeons were included. 7 blackbirds. Culinary curiosity: Assuming the diner ate around the bones and ripped off the skin and wings, the cake was still ridiculously heavy and large, and the average diner group (say 50 people) began to rot. Did you finish the formulation earlier? And what really happened to all those inedible trinkets? Did Royal Farrier hold a workshop outside the castle kitchen? Sure enough, the abandoned pieces of the cake, from the feather hats to the leather shoes, from the fur to wear against the cold to the caves needed to sew those furs, my wife, was abundant enough to build an industrial system. The participation of various workers had to be astonishing