merry christmas

Christmas Traditions

Why do we say Merry Christmas?

Merry Christmas Origin and History These days, it's common practice to wish "Merry Christmas" to one another around the 25th of December, the day of Christmas.  The origin of this practice is a little obscure. However, it's believed that an English admiral first used the term Merry Christmas in an informal letter, way back in 1699. In the same era, the phrase was used in non-relgious Christmas song 'We wish you a Merry Christmas', which is still popular today. In 1843, Charles Dickens used the same phrase in "A Christmas Carol." also in 1843 the first ever Christmas Card was produced…

Christmas Around the World

How to say Merry Christmas in Different Languages

'Merry Christmas' is probably one of the most recognised phrases in the English language, nevertheless it's always fun to learn new things, so we offer you a list to learn  how to say Merry Christmas in different languages. Ever wonder how to pronounce Joyeux Noel? Click on the Play link to hear each phrase spoken, you can listen to in other languages right on this page and learn how to say Merry Christmas all over the world! These audio guides will teach you exactly how to pronounce Merry Christmas in these different languages. Sharing a yuletine greeting with friends and…