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16 Things Every British Muslim At Christmas Knows To Be True

Let’s face it: Being a Muslim at Christmas time is tough.

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1. Christmas is pretty underwhelming when you know you won't get presents.

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2. “You don’t celebrate Christmas?!” people will say, while looking shocked, every. single. day.

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“Did you even have a childhood?”

3. You’ll still have to explain that Muslims believe in Jesus.

4. Disclaimer: This might blow the mind of some people.

5. Some newspaper will accuse you of trying to "ban" Christmas.

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6. To which you’ll be like:

7. That doesn't mean you won't try join in with the festivities.

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8. Altough, it’s likely you’ll mistake Mulled Wine for Ribena.

9. And it's kind of awkward being the only sober person at your office Christmas party.

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10. At least one of your uncles will tell you celebrating Christmas is haraam (forbidden).

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11. But that won’t stop you singing Christmas songs.

12. Just don’t do it on the way to Jummah prayers.

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13. But at the end of it all, Christmas day IS all about the family.

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14. And the food.

15. (Mostly the food.)

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16. Just don’t miss your morning prayers !

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