Citation needed In the Italian Befana tradition, the gift -giving witch is perpetually covered with soot from her trips down the chimneys of children's homes.
127 With no greater good at the heart of the lie, some have charged that it is more about the parents than it is about the children.Santa Claus: A Biography, Toronto: McClelland Stewart Limited.Claus's immortality was earned, much like his title Santa decided by a vote of those naturally immortal.His Christmas image in the Harper's issue dated 29 December 1866 was a collage of engravings titled Santa Claus and His Works, which included the caption " Santa Claussville,.P." 35 A color collection of Nast's pictures, published in 1869, had a poem also titled.For other uses, see.107 Other nonconformist Christians condemn the materialist focus of contemporary gift giving and see Santa Claus as the symbol of that culture."Image Gallery Santa 1931".Employee of the Month Parking Sign.Make pretty holiday cards with a card inside that says: I would like to give an 1 hour of my time at a charity or organization of your choice."Better Watch Out, Better Not Cry".
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66 Many postal services allow children to send letters to Santa Claus.
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5 6 He is commonly portrayed as living at the North Pole, and often laughing in a way that sounds like "ho ho ho".
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