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HOLIDAYS

There are approximately 21,000 Christmas tree farms in the United States.
The weeks before Christmas is the most popular time for couples to break up, according to data analyzed from Facebook.
The tallest Christmas tree ever cut was a 221 ft (62m) Douglas fir that was displayed in 1950 at the Northgate Shopping Center in Seattle, Washington.
The Germans made the first artificial Christmas trees out of dyed goose feathers.
The British wear paper crowns while they eat Christmas dinner. The crowns are stored in a tube called a "Christmas cracker."
President Teddy Roosevelt, an environmentalist, banned Christmas trees from the White House in 1901.
Norwegians pay half tax in November so everyone has more money for Christmas.
Norwegian scientists have hypothesized that Rudolph's red nose is probably the result of a parasitic infection of his respiratory system.
New Zealand bans all advertising on TV on Christmas, Easter, Good Friday and ANZAC Day.
In some European countries, children are given gifts on December 6 rather than in Christmas Day.