1. Christmas was illegal in the U.S. until 1836 as it was considered an Ancient Pagan Holiday.
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  2. Every Christmas, 1 million letters are addressed to Santa Claus
    at his own postal code:
    "H0H 0H0, North Pole, Canada."
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  3. The weeks before Christmas is the most popular time for couples to break up, according to data analyzed from Facebook.
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  4. During the Christmas season, almost 28 LEGO sets are sold every second.
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  5. In Catalonia (Spain), a smiley-faced piece of wood called "Shitting Log" poops out the presents in Christmas.
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  6. 1 in 3 Jews in the U.S. put up a Christmas tree in their home during the holiday season, a survey found.
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  7. In some European countries, children are given gifts on December 6 rather than in Christmas Day.
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  8. About 200 Christmas trees catch fire every year in the U.S.
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  9. In Japan, KFC is a typical feast of Christmas Eve.
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  10. New Zealand bans all advertising on TV on Christmas, Easter, Good Friday and ANZAC Day.
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  11. British people say "Happy Christmas" because in the 19th century the word "merry" also meant "intoxicated" so they wanted to separate it from public insobriety.
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  12. The first plastic Christmas trees were produced by a toilet brush manufacturer. They used the same bristles, they just dyed them green.
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  13. Christmas ham, originally a pagan tradition, was endorsed by the Catholic Church as a test of truthful conversion from Judaism.
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  14. The writers of “The Christmas Song”, “White Christmas”, and “I'll Be Home For Christmas” were Jewish.
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  15. To visit every child in the world, Santa Claus would need to travel at 3,000 times the speed of sound.
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