9 “American” Christmas Traditions That Aren’t American at All

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Kissing under mistletoe comes from the Druids

According to Ronald Hutton, author of the 2009 book Blood and Mistletoe: The History of the Druids in Britain, mistletoe was believed to have fertility-restoring properties for barren animals—perhaps the reason the parasitic plant is associated with love and romance today.

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