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Posted: Monday, January 13, 2014 12:00:00 AM
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St. Knut's Day

The feast day of King Canute (or Knut), who ruled Denmark, England, and Norway in the 11th century, marks the end of the Yuletide season in Sweden. Rather than letting the holidays fade quietly, Swedish families throughout the country hold parties to celebrate the final lighting (and subsequent dismantling) of the Christmas tree. After letting the children eat the cookies and candies used to decorate the tree, and after packing the ornaments away in their boxes, it is customary to hurl the tree through an open window. More...
Posted: Wednesday, January 15, 2014 8:24:16 PM

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A trip to the seaside is out of the question, I suppose.
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Posted: Thursday, January 16, 2014 4:12:24 PM

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I enjoyed the part about tossing the Christmas tree through an open window!
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