The Sunday Funnies & Factoids – The ‘Christmas Is Okay, But Hanukkah Is So Much Cheaper’ Edition

by Keith Lennox, All-len-All, 12/21/14 – Happy Sunday, folks.  Hope you are all ready for the upcoming holiday season, or as I like to call it….. ‘more coal in my sock again this year….. WTF?’ No time to chat today as I am running severely behind….. so without further ado, on with the show….. 1) Most of Santa’s reindeer have male-sounding names, such as Blitzen, Comet, and Cupid. However, male reindeers shed their antlers around Christmas, so the reindeer pulling Santa’s sleigh are likely not male, but female or castrati. 2) In A.D. 350, Pope Julius I, bishop of Rome, proclaimed December 25 the official celebration date for the birthday of Christ. 3) Alabama was the first state in the United States to officially recognize Christmas in 1836.  Oklahoma was the last U.S. state to declare Christmas a legal holiday in 1907. 4) The Canadian province of Nova Scotia leads the world in...

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