Christmas is so exceedingly busy that most of us probably get few precious minutes to think of the origins and messages of the holiday. You don’t have to be religious to appreciate the meaning of Christmas and enjoy the happiness it brings. Let’s have some fun and a little education with some facts and tidbits about Christmas.
1. Santa’s Reindeer Ride
As depicted on many a Christmas card or storybook, Santa’s reindeer are likely female. Male reindeer lose their horns some time before Christmas. The poem which introduced them by name, “A Visit from Saint Nicholas,” (also called “’Twas the Night Before Christmas), never hints at their sex.