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Old 12-17-2013, 02:51 PM
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Default Re: A Christmas question for Aussies and other Southern Hemisphere friends

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Originally Posted by JustJames View Post
You need to bear in mind that the timing of the Christmas celebrations came about as a way of displacing pre-existing pagan celebrations of the winter solstice.

As a result, most southern hemisphere nations celebrate Christmas on June 25.

December 25 is just another day to us.
See why this site is so awesome? I had no idea.

I know the histroy of how Christmas came to be celebrated in December, I just assumed the whole world did it on the same day.

This actually makes more sense. Thanks.
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