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Word of the day: family

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Posted by Marc Bailes No matter what foods you eat, what decorations you hang, which songs you sing, or any tradition you may have, Christmas is about family. [&hellip…

Word of the day: chestnut.

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Posted by Marc Bailes Chestnuts have been part of our diet for thousands of years. Once a peasant food in Italy, today they are boiled in red wine. [&hellip…

Word of the day: manger.

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Posted by Marc Bailes Manger gets some attention the rest of the year. But for Christmas, it takes on a special meaning. A manger is the location of [&hellip…

Word of the day: Nicholas

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Posted by Marc Bailes The jolly old man who brings gifts to all who’ve been nice goes by the name Nicholas, or so we’re told. Before he was [&hellip…

Word of the day: bûche de Noël.

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Posted by Marc Bailes If you can’t burn an actual Yule log for Christmas, do the next best thing: Eat one. The French have a classic Christmas cake [&hellip…

Word of the day: sleigh

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Posted by Marc Bailes Sleighs are snow-gliding vehicles, usually to move two or three people. This American English word comes from Dutch settlers. But actual sleighs may well [&hellip…

Word of the day: kugel

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Posted by Marc Bailes Are you searching for a word that applies equally to Christmas and Hanukkah? Try kugel. On the one hand, it’s a tree ornament. On [&hellip…