FactZone! Christmas Edition

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FactZone! Christmas Edition

Ethan Wesner, Noah Brunhuber, and Jayden Jackson

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Ho Ho Hello readers, and welcome to a special Christmas edition of FactZone! You know Dasher and Dancer and Prancer and Vixen but did you know all of these cool Christmas facts? Get your milk and cookies and jingle all the way down to the bottom of this page for some merry facts!
1. “White Christmas” is the best-selling Christmas song
2. The “X” in Xmas means “Christ” in Greek
3. “Jingle Bells” was originally written for Thanksgiving and not Christmas
4. The most Christmas trees chopped in two minutes is 27, a record held by Erin Lavoie
5. Germans made the first artificial Christmas trees out of dyed goose feathers
6. All letters addressed to Santa in the United States go to Santa Claus, Indiana
7. The world’s biggest snowman 113 feet tall and was built in Maine
8. In order for Santa to visit all of the homes on Christmas Eve he would have to visit 822 houses each second
9. During the Christmas season, almost 28 LEGO sets are sold every second
10. The world’s tallest Christmas tree stands at a magnificent 278 feet tall and is decorated with 3.3 million lights
11. Christmas did not become a national holiday in America until 1870
12. If you actually bought all of the gifts from the song “The Twelve Days of Christmas” you would have spent over $24,000

We hope you enjoyed those holly jolly facts. Merry Christmas to all and to all a good night!

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