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What is the weirdest Holiday tradition you have heard of?

Do you hang a pickle on your tree? Do you put out wooden shoes or have your kids dress like 3 Kings and go singing and begging for money?

One thing we do is Snap Dragons. It's an old English tradition where you put dry fruit in a cauldron and hid a gold coin inside one of the pieces. You drown it in alcohol and then light it on fire and tell everyone to reach their hands in and pull out the pieces of fruit.  The one who finds the coin gets to keep it.

We change it a little... we stick a metal button in a piece of fruit and do it in a deep dish.  It's less hot then.  We also don't eat the fruit.. Gross!  Whomever finds the button gets to pick a prize.

What do you do or what have you heard of that is unique or odd... or plain crazy!  LOL

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Jambo4

Asked by Jambo4 at 2:55 PM on Dec. 22, 2010 in Holidays

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Answers (3)
  • Nothing here, but those are interesting OP!
    thatgirl70

    Answer by thatgirl70 at 3:09 PM on Dec. 22, 2010

  • not much here-
    ItsMe89

    Answer by ItsMe89 at 4:24 PM on Dec. 22, 2010

  • pickle on the tree..still not sure what that is suppose to mean
    girliemom0406

    Answer by girliemom0406 at 3:28 PM on Dec. 23, 2010

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