1 in 3 Men Will Wait Until Christmas Eve To Shop and 7 Other Fun Holiday Facts

December 24, 2010 3:19 pm

Don't procrastinate fellas!

Did you know that 56% of Americans sing holiday carols to their pets or that a traditional Christmas dinner in early England was the head of a pig prepared with mustard? Here are seven facts about your favorite holiday, that you did not know:

1. 53% of Americans plan to “re-gift” this year.

2.  1.76 billion candy canes are produced every year.

3. Kris Kringle really does live in the North Pole, but  does not drive a sleigh with reindeer or deliver toys. In fact, Kringle drives a 1984 Ford Tempo and delivers Pizza.

4. Spoilt leftovers are responsible for 400,000 cases of post Christmas associated illnesses.

5. Christmas shoppers be warned: statistics show that you will be elbowed at least three times while shopping.

6. During the holiday season, you will walk an average of 5 miles between the parking lot and stores.

7. It was once believed that woman who went under the Mistletoe was not kissed, would not get married the following year.