2023 Home For The Holidays

Page 7 2023 Home For The Holidays Lincoln Daily News November 23, 2022 11. What is the biggest snowman ever made? a. Taking approximately one month to build and standing at 122 feet high. and made of 13 million pounds of snow, Olympia the Snowman was built in Bethel, Maine in 1999 12. How long does it take to grow a natural Christmas tree? a. Six to 15 years from a seedling to an eight-foot tree 13. What Bing Crosby song is the best-selling single ever? a. White Christmas 14. Are Santa’s reindeer male or female? a. All are female, male reindeer do not have antlers during Christmas time. 15. What traditional Christmas side dish is called Marsh-Whorts? a. Cranberry sauce 16. What year did the song Silent Night originate? a. 1818 in Austria. Father Joseph Mohr and Franz Gruber worked on a poem that was written two years earlier. That night they sang the song at St. Nicholas church, and it became one of the best-loved Christmas carols. 17. What are the five names of Jesus found in the Bible? a. Jesus, Emmanuel, Christ, the Mighty God, the Prince of Peace 18. “I’ll be back again someday” was the last words of who? a. Frosty the Snowman 19. Which American President banned Christmas trees in the White House? a. Theodore Roosevelt was attempting to save the trees that were largely being cut down for Christmas around the country. 20. What country decorates their Christmas trees with spiders? a. Ukraine believes that seeing a spider or spider web on a tree will signify good fortune for the next year to come. 21. What famous scientist was born on Christmas Day? a. Sir Isaac Newton if you use England's Julien Calendar. According to the rest of the world, he was born on January 4th. Continued --