Saturnalia was adopted by the Roman Christians and became Christmas, celebrated on the 25 th of December. The Romans celebrated Saturnalia in honor of the god Saturn. It was supposed to be the period of chaos between the old and the new year when the normal rules of society could be ignored. People drank a lot, went wild and gave presents to each other.
The name Santa Claus comes from the Dutch Sinter Klaus, short for Sinter Nikolaus or Saint Nicolas.
According to a survey, 7 out of 10 British dogs get Christmas gifts from their loving owners.
Scientists say that Christmas trees are edible. The needles are a good source of vitamin C. In the USA, Christmas trees are now called Holiday trees The Christmas tree originated in Germany in the 16 th century. It was usually decorated with apple s.
Christmas day lasts 172,800 seconds. Santa Claus would need to travel at 2,058 would need to travel at 2,058 kilometres per second to reach all the places in the world during that time. during that time.
About 2 million tones of Christmas presents are given at Christmas
The well known image of Santa Claus was invented by Coca-Cola.
The Spanish and the The Spanish and the Portuguese introduced the Christmas tree to Latin America, but unfortunately there are no fir trees there, so what do you think they decorate? The Christmas cactus of course!
An internet site for Santa Claus was set up in 1997 In 1995, in Canada, Santa Claus was given his own postcode - HOHOHO
I wish you Health... So you may enjoy each day in comfort. I wish you the Love of friends and family... And Peace within your heart. I wish you the Beauty of nature... That you may enjoy the work of God. I wish you Wisdom to choose priorities... For those things that really matter in life. I wish you Generousity so you may share... All good things that come to you. I wish you Happiness and Joy... And Blessings for the New Year. I wish you the best of everything... That you so well deserve. HAPPY NEW YEAR, FRIEND!
Here are my wishes for you H ours of happy times with friends and family A bundant time for relaxation P rosperity P lenty of love when you need it the most Y outhful excitement at lifes simple pleasures N ights of restful slumber (you know - dont' worry be happy) E verything you need W ishing you love and light Y ears and years of good health E njoyment and mirth A angels to watch over you R embrances of a happy years!
Автор презентации Мозговенко Ольга Петровна учитель английского языка ГБОУ ЦО 1828 «Сабурово» Г. Москва