If not already, you'll likely soon receive some emailed forwards about such things as the catachetical origins of the song, The Twelve Days of Christmas, or the religious basis for Candy Canes or the supposed secular origins of the term Xmas.
The links in the previous paragraph will bring you to the Urban Legends debunkers at Snopes.com
and the truth about such forwards.
Do your friends a favor and check out the forwards you receive before cluttering the inboxes of all your friends with seasonal nonsense!
And you'll find the real scoop on all Christmas legends on Snopes' holiday page.
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