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Santa Timeline: Before He Was Cheery and Chubby
| December 24, 2011
Posted on 12/24/2011 11:36:55 AM PST by Steelfish
Edited on 12/24/2011 11:38:19 AM PST by Admin Moderator.
You may think you know Santa, but there's a lot more to the legend than a bag full of presents. What follows is a selective history of St. Nick and how he came to be known as the jolly round man in the iconic red suit.
(Excerpt) Read more at latimes.com ...
KEYWORDS: saintnicholas; saintnick; santa
posted on 12/24/2011 11:36:57 AM PST
Santa is very jolly because he knows where all the bad girls live. ~Dennis Miller
posted on 12/24/2011 12:23:00 PM PST
by al baby
posted on 12/24/2011 12:30:30 PM PST
Santa as he exists in popular culture is more akin to a Germanic pagan shaman or God then is is to the Christian saint. Incidentally did you hear about the dyslexic Satanist? He got confused and accidentally sold his soul to Santa.
To: dog breath
“He got confused and accidentally sold his soul to Santa”
Thanks. I was just thinking that I could really use a good laugh.
posted on 12/24/2011 1:31:02 PM PST
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