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Boxing day?

Discussion in 'CycleChat Cafe' started by col, 25 Dec 2007.

  1. col

    col Veteran

    Ok,this came up earlier,why is it called boxing day?Other than getting rid of all the presents box's:smile: we couldnt figure it out?Any takers?
     
  2. Noodley

    Noodley Guest

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boxing_Day
     
  3. OP
    OP
    col

    col Veteran

    Ah,of course,wiki,cheers:smile:
     
  4. Dave5N

    Dave5N Über Member

    When I was a kid with a paper round, the customers would tip (some quite generously) at Christmas. The tip was always called a 'Christmas box'
     
  5. OP
    OP
    col

    col Veteran

    Iv always heard the term what you getting for your christmas box this year,but it was for on christmas day,so i didnt relate it to boxing day.
     
  6. SamNichols

    SamNichols New Member

    Location:
    Colne, Lancs
    I knew that, I got taught it in Primary School. Woo. I feel great.
    (I'm slightly drunk and may yet get drunker... Hopefully the guests will go soon to leave me to my hedonism).