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Every December 26 -- Brett celebrate what is called boxing day.
No not that kind of boxing that would hardly be in the spirit of the season but you could call it a second round of gift giving in fact.
It is widely believed that the origin of boxing day began back in the middle of the nineteenth century under Queen Victoria pay attention now -- and they also is known.
The saint Stephen's face who was recognized among other things for his charitable work so in that spirit the day -- the Christmas Day -- -- the day.
And the contents of church collection boxes -- -- and get into the meeting.
The customs and turned into the giving of Christmas boxes containing money food and public gets to household servants and public trades and in such as postal workers and trash collectors.
The gifts was certainly and probably not of a personal nature but more of a token of thanks them.
Christmas bonus -- but.
Certainly night nothing like Wall Street anyway in truth historians cannot really agree on the exact origin of boxing day some claim it goes all the way back.
Two Roman times with a -- spread to Britain mostly Roman empire expanded.
But whatever the origin may be boxing day is a public holiday so bank's stock markets and government offices are closed.
But over the years boxing day has also evolved into two of Britain's favorite pastimes -- shopping.
And soft cut many major malls and shopping centers are -- on boxing day for Christmas gift returns and sales.
Pretty much just like the United States we just made a holiday out of it there's also a full schedules soccer games for the -- down to the minor leaks.
And it's by no coincidence that results on boxing day -- famously been unpredictable.
Some players indulge -- holiday festivities more than others.
Boxing day is also a tradition and many other commonwealth countries -- British ties such as Australia New Zealand and Canada.
And while it may have evolved into something -- Stephen probably wouldn't recognize the spirit of boxing day lives on.
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