Happy Christmas instead of Merry Christmas
Australian priests suggest saying "Happy Christmas" instead of Merry Christmas since "merry" often referred to drinking alcohol.
More Christmas Facts
Christmas trees such a Douglas fir and Evergreen are grown in all 50 states of America.
Until the turkey, a goose was the most popular fare served at a Christmas meal.
The tradition of hanging stockings over the fireplace derived from Dutch children placing their shoes next to the fireplace on Christmas Eve. Stockings later replaced the shoes.