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Old 12-26-2007, 04:40 PM   #1
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"Boxing Day"

Best wishes to those of you in the U.K., Canada, New Zealand and Australia who celebrate Boxing Day! Not observed in the United States but I send good cheer and thoughts.

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Old 12-26-2007, 04:52 PM   #2
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Happy boxing day to all who celebrate it!
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Old 12-26-2007, 05:01 PM   #3
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A woman from australia told me boxing day is for the day after christmas when everyone is throwing out their boxes. It sounded kind of odd to me, any truth to this or did i get bamboozled?
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Old 12-26-2007, 05:04 PM   #4
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TJ, check out this explanation from Wikipedia.
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Old 12-26-2007, 05:05 PM   #5
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Here its mostly about shopping! And of course recovering from overeating!
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Old 12-26-2007, 07:46 PM   #6
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Haha!!! And all this time I thought it was the sport!! Very interesting!
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Old 12-26-2007, 08:51 PM   #7
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Love my Boxing Day and the sales, don't know what I would do with out it! Time to get over the festivities and into the shopping, lol. Some great bargains to be found. And it is a great time to recover from the overeating too :)

Hope everyone had/has a great Boxing Day!!!
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Old 12-26-2007, 10:44 PM   #8
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Thanks :) this is the first time i have heard anyone say Happy Boxing day :)

We went on a nice picnic on boxing day - for us it was yesterday :)

some people say someone invented a box on boxing day and the the lid was invented on the 1st of June...i would be more than happy to have a public holiday on the 1st of June to honour the maker of the lid for the box ;)
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Old 12-27-2007, 07:49 AM   #9
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i'm a little late, but happy st. stephen's day.

not a good day to be a wren.
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Old 12-27-2007, 10:21 AM   #10
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I always have a little giggle about Boxing Day sales. I tell folks that all the Ukrainians are the smart ones, we do all our Christmas shopping during the Boxing Day sales for Ukrainian Christmas.
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