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CHRISTMAS TRIVIA IX

81) In "The Twelve Days of Christmas", how many french hens are there?


On the third day of Christmas my true love sent to me
Three french hens

82) In Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol, who did Ebeneezer Scrooge serve his apprenticeship under?


Scrooge is the very antithesis of the person he worked for as a young man. Mr. Fezziwig is portrayed as a jovial, foppish man with a large Welsh wig.

83) What was the last U.S. state to recognize Christmas as an official holiday?


Alabama was the first state in the U.S. to officially recognize Christmas in 1836. Oklahoma was the last state to declare Christmas a legal holiday in 1907.

84) Who plays Buddy the elf in the 2003 Christmas movie Elf?


Will Ferrell plays Buddy who grows up at the North Pole believing he is an elf, but is unable to perform elf tasks because of his normal human size.

85) Who said: "There's nothing sadder in this world than to awake Christmas morning and not be a child"?


Erma Bombeck wrote these words in I Lost Everything in the Post-Natal Depression.

86) How should you stir mincemeat for good luck?


If you're making your own mincemeat pies, apparently you should always stir it clockwise. If you do it the other way, tradition says you will bring bad luck for a year.

87) What creature was stirring in "Twas the Night Before Christmas"?


Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse.

88) How many maids are milking in "The Twelve Days of Christmas"?


On the eighth day of christmas my true love sent to me
Eight maids milking

89) In the U.K., what holiday is the day after Christmas?


In the liturgical calendar of Western Christianity, Boxing Day is the second day of Christmastide.

90) How do you say "Merry Christmas" in Finnish?


The proper Christmas greeting in Finland is "Hyvaa joulua!"

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