The crisis we face now is financed by the same people from whom you buy your Christmas toys.
The tradition of putting candles on Christmas trees actually began in Germany.
The father of our nation knew how to throw a Christmas party.
Joy Woodhouse calls in to tell her bickering boys Brad and Dallas to “get this out of your system” before Christmas.
They told us tonight is the Christmas tree lighting—so we brought light to New York!
"I wonder if you'll get anything this Christmas," she remarked.
Even at Christmas, 1597, Shakespeare's passion has reached the height of a sex-duel.
For instance, in the Christmas holidays I can have you to stay with me at Brighton.
Over everything brooded the after-dinner peace of Christmas afternoon.
For Christmas he went to another city: to relatives, he said.
late Old English Cristes mæsse, from Christ (and retaining the original vowel sound) + mass (n.2).
Written as one word from mid-14c. As a verb from 1590s. Father Christmas first attested in a carol attributed to Richard Smart, Rector of Plymtree (Devon) from 1435-77. Christmas tree in modern sense first attested 1835 in American English, from German Weihnachtsbaum. Christmas cards first designed 1843, popular by 1860s. Christmas Eve is Middle English Cristenmesse Even (c.1300).
A festival commemorating the birth of Jesus, traditionally celebrated on December 25 by most Western Christian churches. Although dating to probably as early as a.d. 200, the feast of Christmas did not become widespread until the Middle Ages. Today, Christmas is largely secularized and dominated by gifts, decorated trees, and a jolly Santa Claus.