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Boxing Day?
February 21, 2018, 1:21pm

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Elfi
December 26, 2007, 4:09pm Report to Moderator Report to Moderator

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Oh that made me sit up and take notice, til I seen the `holiday` bit



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we had here Massacre of the Innocents at 28th of december.(ahum my birthday!!!!)

this means that The king Herodes was afraid for the arrival of the new jewish king.That means the end of his power and kingdom.
From the whise man he heard that the new king will be born in Nazareth.
In their dreams the wise man find out that Herodes had true intensions  to kill Jesus.they returned back home by a diffrent route.Herodes gets Angry and he ordered to kill all male children from 2 years and younger.Jesus escapes,because his dad get's a vision of a angel.He warns Jozef for this.
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Second day Christmas here (the closest I could translate it to)


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I read over the last couple of weeks about this, and apparently there is also link to medieval times when "masters" gave their "servants" boxes containing left over food from the Christmas Day banquets, and that was where the "Boxing" bit came from....

Dunno if it is correct, but it's definitely what was written!  


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Ive never heard that version..... whoever thougt up Boxing Day, did it as a sick joke Lol.  



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Yeh, but if not for Boxing day, there'd be WWIII with my in-laws, so whatever the history, I'm kinda glad it exists!!!


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I heard of the leftover boxes for Servants theory before too!




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