Santa Claus, Saint Nicholas, Saint Nick, Father Christmas, Kris Kringle, Santy, or
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Dec 20, 2013 ... Santa Claus, Kris Kringle, St. Nick—no matter which name you call him by,
everyone knows the story of this plump, jolly, gift-bringing Christmas ...
"American Origins: (As sent to me by Brian Dodd) Quote from ENCARTA 95. The
American version of the Santa Claus figure received its inspiration and its name ...
The origin of Santa Claus depends on which country's story you choose to adopt.
Santa Claus comes from the Dutch words "Sinter Klaas", which is what they call ...
The Santa Claus we all know and love — that big, jolly man in the red suit with a
white beard — didn't always look that way. In fact, many people are surprised to ...
Contrary to what many believe, Santa Claus as we know him today – sleigh
riding, gift-giving, rotund and white bearded with his distinctive red suit trimmed
Dec 25, 2014 ... Don't tell the kids, but we've got Santa Claus all wrong. Historians say Kriss
Kringle was created to keep adults, not children, off the naughty list.
Dec 23, 2014 ... Answer by Bill Petro, been writing “History of the Holidays” online articles ...
Santa Claus, a contraction for Saint Nicholas, was born in the 3rd ...
Dec 6, 2014 ... Santa Claus is primarily linked to St. Nicholas, the Greek bishop of Myra, ... and
resurrected the three boys, according to the story recounted by ...