Guide 2 Christmas
Boxing Day Sale
Christmas Ghost Story
Good King Wenceslas
Kissing Under Mistletoe
Letters to Santa
Saint Stephen's Day
Star of Bethlehem
Twelve Days of Christmas
Christmas Products (Adverts)
Christmas Crafts & Recipes
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In Britain, it is a long-established tradition to give a monetary gift (known as a "Christmas box") to the deliverymen and tradespeople who called regularly during the year.
In times gone by, these gifts may have been given in actual boxes on the day after Christmas, which could perhaps be the reason why, in Britain, December 26th is known as Boxing Day.
There are many different stories about the origin of the term "Boxing Day", and some of these stories could also explain the origin of the term "Christmas Box". Here are those stories which might explain the origin of the "Christmas Box":
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