21 Holiday Traditions With Shockingly Bizarre Origins

We've got some sour news for a few of you out there: elves don't make toys and Krampus doesn't run around axing people on the naughty list. But, of course, where mythological tradition began there is some factual history behind it.

Which makes us fear Krampus even more.

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