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Thursday, December 22, 2011

Christmas Trivia Question #9

All I want to do from now until Christmas is hang out by the fire, read, drink hot chocolate, and enjoy being with my family. Well, ya know, and continue our online Christmas party! For my newcomers: This is the 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway trivia question! If you'd like to play, make sure you fill out the form here. And for each of the trivia questions you guess at, you get an extra entry! What's the giveaway for? Well, I'm glad you asked! The winner will win a year's worth of new releases from Fuzzy.Coffee.Books! One new release a month for the entire year of 2012! Woohoo!!

Here's the answer to yesterday's trivia question:
Q: What popular Christmas carol was originally written for Thanksgiving?
A: "Jingle Bells", originally called "One Horse Open Sleigh." It was written by James Lord Pierpont in 1857, meant for a Thanksgiving program at his church in Savannah, Georgia.

Today's Trivia Question:
Q: What were the first and last states to recognize Christmas as an official holiday?

Four calling birds...

8 comments:

  1. google says : Alabama was the first in 1836 and Oklahoma in 1907

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  2. First Alabama ( 1836)
    Last Oklahoma ( 1907)

    all the best

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  3. Yup totally googled it and it says the same
    Alabama (1st)
    Oklahoma (last)

    :) Never been to Oklahoma only have the musical DVD

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  4. Alabama was first...Oklahoma was last

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  5. Alabama was the first in 1836 and Oklahoma was the last in 1907. :)

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  6. Alabamawas the first state, and Oklahoma was the last to recognize Christmas in the US.

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  7. Alabama was the first state to recognize christmas as an official holiday. This tradition began in 1836.
    Oklahoma was the last state to do so in 1907.

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  8. I'm completely clueless about these questions, but I'm loving all the Christmas trivia! What a fun idea!

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