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Debut: The Philippines' Fancy Coming-of-age Celebration For Young Women

"It’s traditional for Filipino girls to throw huge parties when they reach the age of majority (which in the #Philippines, is 18). But these parties don’t involve a slap-up/cheeky Nando’s followed by too many shots down the local club. It’s a bit classier than that." 💃🌹

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The answer to our final #Christmas question was c) radishes!

In the 18th century, two friars came across a field full of overgrown radishes. The size and shapes of the vegetables bought a smile to the friars’ faces, so they decided to take them to their local Christmas market on Decem...

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QUESTION 14: In Oaxaca, #Mexico, what’s celebrated every year on December 23rd?

a) Poets
b) Goldfish
c) Radishes

(Photo from Felicity Rainnie.)

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The answer to yesterday's question was a) Germany, 1610.

Tinsel was invented in Nuremberg and was originally made from fine strands of real silver. However, as silver tarnishes, people found they were spending a considerable amount of time polishing their tinsel. Over the years. the m...

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The answer to yesterday's question was c) a shoe.

Apparently, in the #CzechRepublic, if an unmarried woman throws a shoe over her shoulder towards the front door at #Christmas time, the way it lands will predict whether she’ll get married in the new year. If the front faces the do...

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QUESTION 12: In the #CzechRepublic, women are said to throw what over their shoulder to foretell what at #Christmas time?

a) A bun, to see if they’ll become pregnant in the coming year

b) A bottle of vodka, to see if the next year will be successful

c) A shoe, t...
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