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10 Random Facts about Christmas

1. When Robert Louis Stevenson, author of Treasure Island, died on Dec. 4,1894, he willed his Nov. 13 birthday to a friend who disliked her own Christmas birthday.

2. It is estimated that 400,00 people become sick each year from tainted Christmas leftovers.

3. During the Christmas buying season, Visa cards alone are used an average of 5,340 times every minute in the United States.

4. During the Christmas season, Olivia will knit over 1,000 yards of yarn into gifts. (wow! I’d better get busy!!)

5. December is the most popular month for nose jobs.

6. Based on previous studies, 17 percent of you will embarrass yourself in some way at your Christmas party.

7. 1 in 3 men wait until Christmas eve to finish their shopping.

8. We eat 10 million turkeys over the Christmas period.

9. If you laid down the number of mince pies bought per year laid end to end, it would be 3 times the size of the great wall of China.

10. The average American takes six months to pay off the holiday credit card bills. (Just in time to start all over again!!)