Happy Boxing Day!

Wikipedia says the Boxing Day tradition of the wealthy giving gifts to those below them on the social scale (and the Brits are SO aware of this relationship) has its antecedents in the Roman Saturnalia, which also happened in December and featured social role reversals.

One comment

  1. Maureen says:

    I vote this for next year’s Xmas card. Billy agrees. Gillian is reading and thus has no opinion 🙂

    My Xmas is now merry, with inlaws a’gone.