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Why We Shouldn't Skip Directly From Halloween To Christmas

Because 55 straight days of Christmas carols can be a bit tiresome.

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You know, the one that the Father of our Country first decreed to be a national holiday?

Thursday, November 26, 1789 was to be "a day of public thanksgiving and prayer," to give thanks for the young nation's new Constitution especially.

Aaaand the one that FDR established as the fourth Thursday in November starting in 1941.

Granted, he changed it so there would be another week in the Christmas shopping season, but minor detail. The economy needed every retail boost it could get at that time.

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