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Christmas Explained - Kissing Under Mistletoe

Christmas

One tradition at Christmas that is in place in a lot of countries is with regard to mistletoe, and specifically kissing under the mistletoe.

What is the origin of this tradition and how did it come about?

Well it was not actually a Victorian thing, unlike many Christmas aspects!

In fact there was always something called a kissing bough used for these purposes and the traditional people were worried that it might get overshadowed and usurped by the Christmas tree as the place for this sort of thing.

Therefore in order to safeguard it they created their own one made of mistletoe and holly, and this became the reason for this tradition and how it is associated with mistletoe.


By: Stephanie

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