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Word Wenches: December 26 – Happy Boxing Day!


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Christmas-red-cardinal-wreath-1668567324255Happy Boxing Day!  Susan right here. Traditionally, significantly within the 18th and nineteenth centuries, the day after Christmas, December twenty sixth, was a day to acknowledge servants and tradesmen with presents, typically with cash or presents, and – particularly for family servants – a present of boxed leftovers and a time off to go to their households. The day’s celebration modified over many years from charitable giving to a financial institution vacation, then ultimately to a day of watching soccer . . . in the present day it’s typically seen as a buying day, maybe to make use of a present certificates or return a present for refund or change.

Whether you are boxing up leftovers for others, boxing a present for somebody, or boxing up a web based return … this is wishing you the brightest and the very best of holidays!   



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