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November 30th, 2010, 06:05 AM
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Answer the question honestly without cheating, LOL! This will also be closed on Saturday, Dec 4th. And it will be worth 2 pts each.

1. Which of the following is an explanation of the origins of the Christmas stocking being hung by the fire?
A. St. Nick threw some money and it landed in a stocking drying over the fire

B. As Christmas occurs in Winter in the Northern Hemisphere it was decided that stockings were a great receptacle for gifts

C. The first true Christmas present was a pair of socks
D. Children would take off their socks and leave them by the fire - as St. Nick entered houses via the chimney he would fill the socks with gifts

2. Which American department store was the story of Rudolph (and his red nose) created for?
A.
Macy's
B.
Montgomery Ward
C. Woolmart
D. Liberty's

3. When is it considered lucky to eat mince pies?
A. On each of the twelve days of Christmas
B. On New Year's eve
C. Christmas morning
D. Any day but Christmas day itself


4. Before turkey was introduced to Britain from the US what did the wealthy eat for their traditional Christmas dinner?
A. Peacock
B. Buzzard
C. Chicken
D. Ostrich


5. When making your own Christmas pudding which direction should you stir it?
A. South to North
B. North to South
C. East to West
D. West to East


6. Back to that Christmas turkey. What was the name of the man that brought over the originals ones in 1526?
A. Wally Spearman
B. Walter Stacey
C. William Strickland
D. Wesley Smith


7. What is the origin of Boxing Day?
A. Alms money collected in a box is distributed
B. In the Middle Ages boxing matches would be held on this day
C. Boxes that presents are enclosed in are collected on this day
D. Hares are usually seen "boxing" around this time of year and the name stuck


8. True or false - Christmas crackers were invented by Victorian designer William Morris.
A. True
B. False

9. Who sent the first Christmas card?
A. Laurence Auden
B. James Barker
C. Henry Cole
D. Franklin Dean

10. Who introduced the first Christmas tree to England?
A. Princess Alexandra
B. Benjamin Disraeli
C. Prince Albert
D. William Gladstone
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November 30th, 2010, 09:45 AM
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Which of the following is an explanation of the origins of the Christmas stocking being hung by the fire?
]A. St. Nick threw some money and it landed in a stocking drying over the fire
B. As Christmas occurs in Winter in the Northern Hemisphere it was decided that stockings were a great receptacle for gifts
C. The first true Christmas present was a pair of socks
D. Children would take off their socks and leave them by the fire - as St. Nick entered houses via the chimney he would fill the socks with gifts

2. Which American department store was the story of Rudolph (and his red nose) created for?
A. Macy's
B. Montgomery Ward
C. Woolmart
D. Liberty's

3. When is it considered lucky to eat mince pies?
A. On each of the twelve days of Christmas
B. On New Year's eve
C. Christmas morning
D. Any day but Christmas day itself

4. Before turkey was introduced to Britain from the US what did the wealthy eat for their traditional Christmas dinner?
A. Peacock
B. Buzzard
C. Chicken
D. Ostrich

5. When making your own Christmas pudding which direction should you stir it?
A. South to North
B. North to South
C. East to West
D. West to East

6. Back to that Christmas turkey. What was the name of the man that brought over the originals ones in 1526?
A. Wally Spearman
B. Walter Stacey
C. William Strickland
D. Wesley Smith

7. What is the origin of Boxing Day?
A. Alms money collected in a box is distributed
B. In the Middle Ages boxing matches would be held on this day
C. Boxes that presents are enclosed in are collected on this day
D. Hares are usually seen "boxing" around this time of year and the name stuck

8. True or false - Christmas crackers were invented by Victorian designer William Morris.
A. True
B. False

9. Who sent the first Christmas card?
A. Laurence Auden
B. James Barker
C. Henry Cole
D. Franklin Dean

10. Who introduced the first Christmas tree to England?
A. Princess Alexandra
B. Benjamin Disraeli
C. Prince Albert
D. William Gladstone

OK I had NO CLUE on most of these.
Mattiez
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November 30th, 2010, 10:56 AM
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I bolded my answers and put them in green. I didn't look any of them up so some are pure guesses. LOL

1.
Which of the following is an explanation of the origins of the Christmas stocking being hung by the fire?

A. St. Nick threw some money and it landed in a stocking drying over the fire

B. As Christmas occurs in Winter in the Northern Hemisphere it was decided that stockings were a great receptacle for gifts

C. The first true Christmas present was a pair of socks
D. Children would take off their socks and leave them by the fire - as St. Nick entered houses via the chimney he would fill the socks with gifts

2. Which American department store was the story of Rudolph (and his red nose) created for?
A.
Macy's
B.
Montgomery Ward
C. Woolmart
D. Liberty's

3. When is it considered lucky to eat mince pies?
A. On each of the twelve days of Christmas
B. On New Year's eve
C. Christmas morning
D. Any day but Christmas day itself


4. Before turkey was introduced to Britain from the US what did the wealthy eat for their traditional Christmas dinner?
A. Peacock
B. Buzzard
C. Chicken
D. Ostrich


5. When making your own Christmas pudding which direction should you stir it?
A. South to North
B. North to South
C. East to West
D. West to East


6. Back to that Christmas turkey. What was the name of the man that brought over the originals ones in 1526?
A. Wally Spearman
B. Walter Stacey
C. William Strickland
D. Wesley Smith


7. What is the origin of Boxing Day?
A. Alms money collected in a box is distributed
B. In the Middle Ages boxing matches would be held on this day
C. Boxes that presents are enclosed in are collected on this day
D. Hares are usually seen "boxing" around this time of year and the name stuck


8. True or false - Christmas crackers were invented by Victorian designer William Morris.
A. True
B. False

9. Who sent the first Christmas card?
A. Laurence Auden
B. James Barker
C. Henry Cole
D. Franklin Dean

10. Who introduced the first Christmas tree to England?
A. Princess Alexandra
B. Benjamin Disraeli
C. Prince Albert
D. William Gladstone
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December 1st, 2010, 01:52 PM
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Fun!

1. Which of the following is an explanation of the origins of the Christmas stocking being hung by the fire?
A. St. Nick threw some money and it landed in a stocking drying over the fire
B. As Christmas occurs in Winter in the Northern Hemisphere it was decided that stockings were a great receptacle for gifts
C. The first true Christmas present was a pair of socks
D. Children would take off their socks and leave them by the fire - as St. Nick entered houses via the chimney he would fill the socks with gifts

2. Which American department store was the story of Rudolph (and his red nose) created for?
A. Macy's
B. Montgomery Ward
C. Woolmart
D. Liberty's

3. When is it considered lucky to eat mince pies?
A. On each of the twelve days of Christmas
B. On New Year's eve
C. Christmas morning
D. Any day but Christmas day itself

4. Before turkey was introduced to Britain from the US what did the wealthy eat for their traditional Christmas dinner?
A. Peacock
B. Buzzard
C. Chicken
D. Ostrich

5. When making your own Christmas pudding which direction should you stir it?
A. South to North
B. North to South
C. East to West
D. West to East

6. Back to that Christmas turkey. What was the name of the man that brought over the originals ones in 1526?
A. Wally Spearman
B. Walter Stacey
C. William Strickland
D. Wesley Smith

7. What is the origin of Boxing Day?
A. Alms money collected in a box is distributed
B. In the Middle Ages boxing matches would be held on this day
C. Boxes that presents are enclosed in are collected on this day
D. Hares are usually seen "boxing" around this time of year and the name stuck

8. True or false - Christmas crackers were invented by Victorian designer William Morris.
A. True
B. False

9. Who sent the first Christmas card?
A. Laurence Auden
B. James Barker
C. Henry Cole
D. Franklin Dean

10. Who introduced the first Christmas tree to England?
A. Princess Alexandra
B. Benjamin Disraeli
C. Prince Albert
D. William Gladstone

I just plain guessed most of those!
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December 3rd, 2010, 11:38 PM
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1. Which of the following is an explanation of the origins of the Christmas stocking being hung by the fire?
A. St. Nick threw some money and it landed in a stocking drying over the fire
B. As Christmas occurs in Winter in the Northern Hemisphere it was decided that stockings were a great receptacle for gifts
C. The first true Christmas present was a pair of socks
D. Children would take off their socks and leave them by the fire - as St. Nick entered houses via the chimney he would fill the socks with gifts

2. Which American department store was the story of Rudolph (and his red nose) created for?
A. Macy's
B. Montgomery Ward
C. Woolmart
D. Liberty's

3. When is it considered lucky to eat mince pies?
A. On each of the twelve days of Christmas
B. On New Year's eve
C. Christmas morning
D. Any day but Christmas day itself

4. Before turkey was introduced to Britain from the US what did the wealthy eat for their traditional Christmas dinner?
A. Peacock
B. Buzzard
C. Chicken
D. Ostrich

5. When making your own Christmas pudding which direction should you stir it?
A. South to North
B. North to South
C. East to West
D. West to East

6. Back to that Christmas turkey. What was the name of the man that brought over the originals ones in 1526?
A. Wally Spearman
B. Walter Stacey
C. William Strickland
D. Wesley Smith

7. What is the origin of Boxing Day?
A. Alms money collected in a box is distributed
B. In the Middle Ages boxing matches would be held on this day
C. Boxes that presents are enclosed in are collected on this day
D. Hares are usually seen "boxing" around this time of year and the name stuck

8. True or false - Christmas crackers were invented by Victorian designer William Morris.
A. True
B. False

9. Who sent the first Christmas card?
A. Laurence Auden
B. James Barker
C. Henry Cole
D. Franklin Dean

10. Who introduced the first Christmas tree to England?
A. Princess Alexandra
B. Benjamin Disraeli
C. Prince Albert
D. William Gladstone
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December 9th, 2010, 09:00 AM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Mattiez View Post
Which of the following is an explanation of the origins of the Christmas stocking being hung by the fire?CORRECT
]A. St. Nick threw some money and it landed in a stocking drying over the fire
B. As Christmas occurs in Winter in the Northern Hemisphere it was decided that stockings were a great receptacle for gifts
C. The first true Christmas present was a pair of socks
D. Children would take off their socks and leave them by the fire - as St. Nick entered houses via the chimney he would fill the socks with gifts

2. Which American department store was the story of Rudolph (and his red nose) created for? WRONG
A. Macy's
B. Montgomery Ward
C. Woolmart
D. Liberty's

3. When is it considered lucky to eat mince pies? WRONG
A. On each of the twelve days of Christmas
B. On New Year's eve
C. Christmas morning
D. Any day but Christmas day itself

4. Before turkey was introduced to Britain from the US what did the wealthy eat for their traditional Christmas dinner? CORRECT
A. Peacock
B. Buzzard
C. Chicken
D. Ostrich

5. When making your own Christmas pudding which direction should you stir it? CORRECT
A. South to North
B. North to South
C. East to West
D. West to East

6. Back to that Christmas turkey. What was the name of the man that brought over the originals ones in 1526? WRONG
A. Wally Spearman
B. Walter Stacey
C. William Strickland
D. Wesley Smith

7. What is the origin of Boxing Day? CORRECT
A. Alms money collected in a box is distributed
B. In the Middle Ages boxing matches would be held on this day
C. Boxes that presents are enclosed in are collected on this day
D. Hares are usually seen "boxing" around this time of year and the name stuck

8. True or false - Christmas crackers were invented by Victorian designer William Morris. CORRECT
A. True
B. False

9. Who sent the first Christmas card? CORRECT
A. Laurence Auden
B. James Barker
C. Henry Cole
D. Franklin Dean

10. Who introduced the first Christmas tree to England? CORRECT
A. Princess Alexandra
B. Benjamin Disraeli
C. Prince Albert
D. William Gladstone

OK I had NO CLUE on most of these.
Mattiez
You did pretty good at 7 correct

Quote:
Originally Posted by Kristen_at_the_lake View Post
I bolded my answers and put them in green. I didn't look any of them up so some are pure guesses. LOL

1.
Which of the following is an explanation of the origins of the Christmas stocking being hung by the fire?
WRONG
A. St. Nick threw some money and it landed in a stocking drying over the fire

B. As Christmas occurs in Winter in the Northern Hemisphere it was decided that stockings were a great receptacle for gifts

C. The first true Christmas present was a pair of socks
D. Children would take off their socks and leave them by the fire - as St. Nick entered houses via the chimney he would fill the socks with gifts

2. Which American department store was the story of Rudolph (and his red nose) created for? WRONG
A.
Macy's
B.
Montgomery Ward
C. Woolmart
D. Liberty's

3. When is it considered lucky to eat mince pies? WRONG
A. On each of the twelve days of Christmas
B. On New Year's eve
C. Christmas morning
D. Any day but Christmas day itself


4. Before turkey was introduced to Britain from the US what did the wealthy eat for their traditional Christmas dinner? CORRECT
A. Peacock
B. Buzzard
C. Chicken
D. Ostrich


5. When making your own Christmas pudding which direction should you stir it? WRONG
A. South to North
B. North to South
C. East to West
D. West to East


6. Back to that Christmas turkey. What was the name of the man that brought over the originals ones in 1526? CORRECT
A. Wally Spearman
B. Walter Stacey
C. William Strickland
D. Wesley Smith


7. What is the origin of Boxing Day? CORRECT
A. Alms money collected in a box is distributed
B. In the Middle Ages boxing matches would be held on this day
C. Boxes that presents are enclosed in are collected on this day
D. Hares are usually seen "boxing" around this time of year and the name stuck


8. True or false - Christmas crackers were invented by Victorian designer William Morris. CORRECT
A. True
B. False

9. Who sent the first Christmas card? WRONG
A. Laurence Auden
B. James Barker
C. Henry Cole
D. Franklin Dean

10. Who introduced the first Christmas tree to England? WRONG
A. Princess Alexandra
B. Benjamin Disraeli
C. Prince Albert
D. William Gladstone
You got 4 correct.

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Originally Posted by Gypsy*Angel*Warrior*Muse View Post
Fun!

1. Which of the following is an explanation of the origins of the Christmas stocking being hung by the fire? WRONG
A. St. Nick threw some money and it landed in a stocking drying over the fire
B. As Christmas occurs in Winter in the Northern Hemisphere it was decided that stockings were a great receptacle for gifts
C. The first true Christmas present was a pair of socks
D. Children would take off their socks and leave them by the fire - as St. Nick entered houses via the chimney he would fill the socks with gifts

2. Which American department store was the story of Rudolph (and his red nose) created for? WRONG
A. Macy's
B. Montgomery Ward
C. Woolmart
D. Liberty's

3. When is it considered lucky to eat mince pies? WRONG
A. On each of the twelve days of Christmas
B. On New Year's eve
C. Christmas morning
D. Any day but Christmas day itself

4. Before turkey was introduced to Britain from the US what did the wealthy eat for their traditional Christmas dinner? CORRECT
A. Peacock
B. Buzzard
C. Chicken
D. Ostrich

5. When making your own Christmas pudding which direction should you stir it? WRONG
A. South to North
B. North to South
C. East to West
D. West to East

6. Back to that Christmas turkey. What was the name of the man that brought over the originals ones in 1526? CORRECT
A. Wally Spearman
B. Walter Stacey
C. William Strickland
D. Wesley Smith

7. What is the origin of Boxing Day? CORRECT
A. Alms money collected in a box is distributed
B. In the Middle Ages boxing matches would be held on this day
C. Boxes that presents are enclosed in are collected on this day
D. Hares are usually seen "boxing" around this time of year and the name stuck

8. True or false - Christmas crackers were invented by Victorian designer William Morris. CORRECT
A. True
B. False

9. Who sent the first Christmas card? WRONG
A. Laurence Auden
B. James Barker
C. Henry Cole
D. Franklin Dean

10. Who introduced the first Christmas tree to England? CORRECT
A. Princess Alexandra
B. Benjamin Disraeli
C. Prince Albert
D. William Gladstone

I just plain guessed most of those!
You got 5 correct!

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1. Which of the following is an explanation of the origins of the Christmas stocking being hung by the fire? WRONG
A. St. Nick threw some money and it landed in a stocking drying over the fire
B. As Christmas occurs in Winter in the Northern Hemisphere it was decided that stockings were a great receptacle for gifts
C. The first true Christmas present was a pair of socks
D. Children would take off their socks and leave them by the fire - as St. Nick entered houses via the chimney he would fill the socks with gifts

2. Which American department store was the story of Rudolph (and his red nose) created for? CORRECT
A. Macy's
B. Montgomery Ward
C. Woolmart
D. Liberty's

3. When is it considered lucky to eat mince pies? WRONG
A. On each of the twelve days of Christmas
B. On New Year's eve
C. Christmas morning
D. Any day but Christmas day itself

4. Before turkey was introduced to Britain from the US what did the wealthy eat for their traditional Christmas dinner? CORRECT
A. Peacock
B. Buzzard
C. Chicken
D. Ostrich

5. When making your own Christmas pudding which direction should you stir it? CORRECT
A. South to North
B. North to South
C. East to West
D. West to East

6. Back to that Christmas turkey. What was the name of the man that brought over the originals ones in 1526? WRONG
A. Wally Spearman
B. Walter Stacey
C. William Strickland
D. Wesley Smith

7. What is the origin of Boxing Day? CORRECT
A. Alms money collected in a box is distributed
B. In the Middle Ages boxing matches would be held on this day
C. Boxes that presents are enclosed in are collected on this day
D. Hares are usually seen "boxing" around this time of year and the name stuck

8. True or false - Christmas crackers were invented by Victorian designer William Morris. CORRECT
A. True
B. False

9. Who sent the first Christmas card? CORRECT
A. Laurence Auden
B. James Barker
C. Henry Cole
D. Franklin Dean

10. Who introduced the first Christmas tree to England? WRONG
A. Princess Alexandra
B. Benjamin Disraeli
C. Prince Albert
D. William Gladstone
You got 6 correct!
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