Dram Sci Quiz No. 3 Answers

1. Snowflake
2. Snow covered in dirt
3. Neglected, dried out Christmas trees
4. Contrary to popular believe, “Xmas” is not a trendy attempt to take Christ out of Christmas. According to From Adam’s Apple to Xmas: An Essential Vocabulary Guide for the Politically Correct, “Christianity” was spelled “Xianity” as far back as 1100. X, or Chi, is the Greek first letter of “Christ” and served as a symbolic stand-in at the time. In 1551, the holiday was commonly called “Xtemmas,” which was later shortened to “Xmas.”
5. mistletoe
6. Silent Night
7. A Christmas Carol and the Chimes

‘Twas the night before

Twelfth

Miracle on 42nd Street

Santa Claws

8. All born on Christmas Day, but with Newton it depends which calendar you use!
9. 0 – According to the pope

References

https://www.goodhousekeeping.com/holidays/christmas-ideas/g2972/surprising-christmas-facts/

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2012/nov/20/pope-nativity-animals

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