Holidays

By their very nature, holidays are steeped in tradition, folklore, and mythology. Here we present some of the more common legends and superstitions associated with our special days.

Did a Kentucky Man Clear Driveway of Snow Using a Flamethrower? It’s a scene straight out of a "National Lampoon's" flick.
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Is Takanakuy a Real Christmastime Tradition? Festivus has nothing on Takanakuy.
    True
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Does the Vatican Have Darth Vader in Its Nativity Scene? The 2020 has been wild, but not quite that wild.
    False
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Is ‘Angels with Filthy Souls’ a Real Movie? It's movie magic, you filthy animals.
    False
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Was the Snow Globe Invented by Accident? The first snow globes date to 1878.
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Did Trump Designate Christmas Eve 2020 a Federal Holiday? The order allegedly excused all federal employees from duty on the day before Christmas Day.
    True
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Was Anonymous Letter Decrying ‘Harmful Impact’ of Christmas Lights Sent to Minnesota Resident? An identical letter was reportedly sent to several neighbors in the same area.
    True
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Is Santa Officially Exempt from COVID-19 Restrictions in Ireland? It’s rumored that the North Pole resident is considered an essential worker with an “innate...
    True
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Is This the Grinch’s Phone Number? The Grinch wouldn't touch his phone with a 39-and-a-half-foot pole!
    Mostly False
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Did a Belgian Town Accidentally Decorate for Christmas with Phallic Light Display? The light display was supposed to be candles, but when they lit up, they put...
    True
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Are These Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Images Real? Never judge a Christmas tree before it gets decorated.
    True
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Do Veterans Get Free Access to National Parks? Starting Veterans Day 2020, veterans and Gold Star families have a new benefit.
    True
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