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Elf (film) - Wikipedia
Elf is a 2003 American Christmas comedy film directed by Jon Favreau and written by David Berenbaum. It stars Will Ferrell, James Caan, Zooey Deschanel,  ... More »

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In American folklore, a Christmas elf is a diminutive elves that live with Santa Claus in the North ... The Santa Claus character is much older, emerging in US folklore in the early 17th century from the historical figure St. Nicholas of Myra with ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Elf_on_the_Shelf

Bell suggested they write a book about an old tradition of an elf sent from Santa who came to watch over them at Christmas time.

www.theholidayspot.com/christmas/history/elves.htm

Fascinating history of the elves - from pagan times to the modern era. The story behind their mysterious origin.

www.livescience.com/42051-history-of-elves.html

Dec 18, 2013 ... The children of North America have a new Christmas tradition: The elf on the shelf. Alternatively panned as creepy and adored as a fun holiday ...

www.elfcrazy.com/the-origins-of-the-christmas-elf-tradition

Feb 4, 2013 ... Already associated with story telling and magic, elves began to be associated with Christmas in the mid – 1800s, when they became Santa's ...

www.lakeside.com/browse/Holiday-Traditions-The-Origin-Of-Christmas-Elves/_/N-1z0uds6Z1z0xzct

Elves became a huge part of the Christmas tradition fairly early. ... early description of Santa Claus, and perhaps one of the most influential in Christmas history, ...

mymerrychristmas.com/history-of-the-tradition-of-elves

Elves have their origins deeply staked in ancient mythology and their history, unlike St. Nicholas, is completely lacking any relation to deity or ...

www.seeker.com/the-strange-history-of-santas-little-helpers-1768164891.html

Dec 19, 2013 ... The children of North America have a new Christmas tradition: The elf on the shelf. Alternatively panned as creepy and adored as a fun holiday ...

newrepublic.com/article/111392/elf-brief-american-history

Dec 20, 2012 ... The Christmas elf is a distinct creature, jolly and green and generous. ... But Elf wasn't ultimately a story about disillusionment: Though Buddy ...