Christmas Cornucopia

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      There’s much which is obscure about Christmas: etymologically, ‘Christmas’ means 'Go away, Christ'; the advent calendar was invented by a Munich housewife to stop her children pestering her for a Christmas countdown; and the invention of crackers was merely a way of popularizing sweet wrappers. Luckily, like a gift from Santa himself, Mark Forsyth is here to unwrap this fundamentally funny gallimaufry of traditions and oddities, making it all finally make sense.
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      • Author: Forsyth, Mark
      • Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
      • Format: Hardback
      • Publication Date: 03/11/2016
      • ISBN: 9780241267738
      • B-Code: B026767
      • Pages: 160
      • Dimensions: 181x111mm