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Boxing Day

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Yeah, Merry Christmas and everything. So, in Switzerland we even got the privilege of a white Boxing Day. The 26 December is called Boxing Day in English speaking countries. Wikipedia reveals that this is because “to give a Christmas-box (colloq.); whence boxing-day.”.

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Written by jk

December 26, 2007 at 9:19 pm

Posted in english, Switzerland, UK

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  1. ist auch hier erklärt, habe es grad in meinem feed gesehen:
    http://www.phrases.org.uk/meanings/boxing-day.html

    Daniel Lorch

    December 30, 2007 at 8:11 pm

  2. Oh, bessere Erklärung als Wikipedia. Thx.

    jonny

    December 30, 2007 at 8:20 pm


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