December 14, 2011

Fuzzy.Coffee.Books: Twelve Days of Christmas Giveaway!

Did y'all know that the actual Twelve Days of Christmas are the days after Christmas, from December 26th and Epiphany (Jan. 6th)?

YES I DID! In fact the Wise Men weren't anywhere near Bethlehem when Jesus was born . They saw the Star Shining in the East and followed it exactly to the place where He lived. Jesus was already 9 months old when the wise men arrived .I bet you didn't know that .

Anyway I like Christmas Trivia too . This should be fun . Courtney aka bookjunkie @ Fuzzy.Coffee.Books is going to celebrate Christmas by giving some trivia for the next 12 days from now until Christmas Day!

She is hosting a giveaway too! Listen to this.... the winner of the 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway will get their choice of one new book release every month for an entire year!!!!! Check it out.

Here is the first Trivia Question: Q: How many gifts would you receive from the "Twelve Days of Christmas" song?
Add them all up equals 78 gifts ! :I was wrong the answer is 364 . 

Here is Christmas Trivia Question #2
Q: What New York City newspaper first published the famous editorial, "Yes Virginia, there is a Santa Claus"?
The New York Sun : correct!

Christmas Trivia Question #3
Q: In Tchaikovsky's popular Christmas ballet, "The Nutcracker Suite," who was the Nutcracker's main foe?
The Mouse King : correct! 

Christmas Trivia Question #4
Q: In 1967, Oliver Cromwell, a Puritan leader in England, banned all Christmas celebrations. How long did this ban last?
Oliver Cromwells ban on Christmas was from 1642-1660 source  : 13 years 

Christmas Trivia Question #5
Q: Who kisses Lucy in "A Charlie Brown Christmas"?
Snoopy : correct !

Christmas Trivia Question#6
Q: Who was the first U.S. President to decorate the White House Christmas Tree?
Franklin Pierce : Correct!

Christmas Trivia Question #7 
Q: How long did it take Charles Dickens to write "A Christmas Carol?"
Six Weeks : Correct !

Christmas Trivia Question #8
Q: What popular Christmas carol was originally written for Thanksgiving?
Jingle Bells correct !

Christmas Trivia Question #9 
Q: What were the first and last states to recognize Christmas as an official holiday?
Alabama and Oklahoma correct!

Christmas Trivia Question #10
Q: Which American department store created Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer as a promotional tool?
Montgomery Ward correct!

Christmas Trivia Question #11
Q: What was the original title of the poem "The Night Before Christmas"?
A Visit from St. Nicholas correct!

Christmas Trivia Question #12
Q: In the movie, "It's A Wonderful Life," what book is Clarence the Angel reading before throwing himself in the water to save George Bailey?"
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

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