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Daemon
Posted: Friday, January 2, 2015 12:00:00 AM
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Berchtold's Day

In Switzerland, the day after New Year's Day is known as Berchtoldstag and is celebrated primarily by children. Groups of playmates organize parties that feature nut eating and nut games followed by singing and folk dancing. A popular game is the building of "hocks" composed of four nuts placed close together with a fifth balanced on top. The children begin gathering and stockpiling nuts for Berchtold's Day festivities early in the fall. More...
NeuroticHellFem
Posted: Friday, January 2, 2015 6:47:37 AM

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Not a lot of nut allergies in Switzerland? This festival won't last long with the rise of the almighty nut allergy in the rest of the world.
hedy mmm
Posted: Friday, January 2, 2015 11:56:24 AM

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Whistle Happy Berchtold's Day! Whistle

I can celebrate......my mother-in-law was Swiss and we were best friends!

Good thing I'm not allergic to nuts NeuroticHellFem.......I love cachews.
Did you know that they are the only 'nut' that helps hair growth and restores its natural luster,
no matter how old you are?
striker
Posted: Friday, January 2, 2015 12:18:25 PM
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happy festival for children
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