HFM 107 | Candlemas: Why the British Once Kept Up Their Christmas Decorations Until February

January 5, 2015


It’s bad luck to keep up your Christmas decorations past January 6. But it wasn’t so long ago that wreathes and holly remained up through February. What happened?

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Michael writes history books on dictators, the Middle East, and insane rulers, not necessarily in that order. He lives somewhere between Europe and Asia (literally)

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