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Twas the night before Christmas



Why did the author write Twas the Night Before Christmas? As the story goes, Moore wrote it as a Christmas present for his two daughters. He apparently told the New York Historical Society that a "portly, rubicund Dutchman in the neighbourhood" was his model for St. Nicholas.


Where does Twas the Night Before Christmas come from? Originally a simple poem written by biblical scholar and professor, Clement Clarke Moore for his children in 1822, “The Night Before Christmas” is the most well-recognized, iconic holiday poem in American pop

culture.


What is the most popular Christmas saying?

Joy to the world.

Sparkle and shine this Christmas.

Fairy lights on winters nights.

Tis the season to sparkle.

Sugar and spice makes Christmas nice.

Christmas isn't a season, it's a feeling.

If you don't believe, you won't receive.

It's the most wonderful time of the year.

Have yourself a merry little Christmas.

Oh fuck, it's bloody Christmas again.


Which Christmas song has the most versions?

Last Christmas, Wham! Surely the most widely-covered Christmas song of all time, Wham!'s Last Christmas has more than 1,200 different versions and new ones are being added at a rate of around 100 per year.


Who said Merry Christmas to all and to all a good night? To help celebrate the holidays, we're sharing Clement Clarke Moore's poem The Night Before Christmas (originally published in 1823 as A Visit from St. Nicholas) as illustrated by two copies of the text in Spencer's collections – one from 1896 and the other from the early 1900s.

The Most Hated Christmas Songs of All Time

"Wonderful Christmastime," Paul McCartney. ...

"The Chipmunk Song (Christmas Don't Be Late)," Alvin and the Chipmunks. ...

"I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus," The Jackson 5. ...

"Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer," Elmo & Patsy. ...

"Santa Baby," Michael Bublé

ANYTHING AT ALL by Mariah Carey - she's such a stuck up fucking diva....


Why is it called Santa?

If you were to ask people where the legend of Santa Claus began, they'd probably start by telling you that the name “Santa” is merely a moniker for Saint Nicholas, a man who existed a long time ago and was renowned for his generosity toward children.


What is the least liked Christmas song?

While a few songs received the same scores, the top two least favorite were clear: “Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer” in at second place, while “Santa Baby” claimed the top spot.


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