Christmas! Fact or Fiction!

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Let’s play a little Christmas Trivia game called Christmas!  Fact or Fiction!  Here are the questions.  Click on “Answers” to see how many you get right.

1.  Scrooge says “Bah Humbug” 28 times in “A Christmas Carol.”

2.  Ralphie says he wants a Red Ryder BB gun more than 24 times in “A Christmas Story.”

3.  The song “Silver Bells” was originally called “Tinkle Bells”, until the songwriter’s wife told him the word tinkle was slang for urinating.

1. Scrooge says “Bah Humbug” 28 times in “A Christmas Carol.” FICTION. He says the words “humbug” six and a half times because a ghost interrupts him after he says “hum…”

2. Ralphie says he wants a Red Ryder BB gun more than 24 times in “A Christmas Story.” FACT He asks for the gun 28 different times.

3. The song “Silver Bells” was originally called “Tinkle Bells”, until the songwriter’s wife told him the word tinkle was slang for urinating. FACT. When the writer Jay Livingston told his wife the title, her reaction was “are you out of your mind?”

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