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Sophie

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2020.12.26 14:37

Today is Boxing Day in the UK!

'The name comes from a time

when the rich used to box up gifts to give to the poor.

Boxing Day was traditionally a day off for servants, and the day when they received a special Christmas box from their masters.

The servants would also go home on Boxing Day to give Christmas boxes to their families.'

We don't actually do anything for Boxing Day, but it's a national holiday so everyone gets the day off work 😊
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  • isocchi 2020.12.26 14:46

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    Thank you for sharing the English culture. Christmas is popular in Japan but Boxing Day isn’t. We don’t have any similar national holidays here.
  • Minho 2020.12.26 14:50

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    Thanks for sharing your traditional culture with us, though it is not like that these days. Yeah, christmas is not for rich people festibal day but for need-help people boxing day.
  • Sophie 2020.12.26 14:54

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    @isocchi You're welcome! I've not heard of any other country that celebrates a similar holiday to Boxing Day. For us it's now just a day to eat left over food from Christmas Day 😂
  • Sophie 2020.12.26 14:55

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    @Minho You're welcome! The only thing similar is letting people have the day off work to spend time with family. All we do is watch TV and eat leftovers from Christmas Day haha
  • Bright_Wi 2020.12.26 14:56

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    Thanks i learned your culture. I know ,There are many EPL games and busy times.
  • Sophie 2020.12.26 14:58

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    @Bright_Wi You're welcome! I'm happy people are interested in learning about British culture 😊
  • Hiyoちゃん 2020.12.26 21:32

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    Thank you for sharing the culture! I know the Boxing Day but I didn't know the name come from.

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