A Christmas list, from A to Z

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By Ron Drinkhouse

For Christmas, I thought it would be fitting to depart from a wine story to share with gentle readers some amusing Christmas trivia from A to Z.

A — Alabama was the first state to recognize Christmas as an official holiday. The date was 1836. In 1907 Oklahoma became the last state to do so.

B — During the Christmas season, more than three billion candy canes will be created.

C — Christmas Clubs savings accounts began in 1905. Carols date back to 1521. Cards were first created in England in 1842.

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