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Saturday 20th December 2014
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Why do we have Christmas trees?

Mystery Hour Christmas Question

Why do we have Christmas trees in our living room?
James, London

Answer

** Definitive **
Name: Lewis, Surbiton
Qualification: I heard it on a TV show
Answer: The Pagans would bring fur trees in to their house during Saturnalia - at a similar time of the year - as they believed it would ward off bad spirits.

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