The 12 Days of Christmas Meaning

As with any occasion, groups adjust specific dates according to the themes of many various activities set around Christmastime.  These may be Twelve Days of Gifts, Actions, Sayings . . . almost anything!

“The exact origins and the meaning of the song are unknown, but it is highly probable that it originated from a children’s memory and forfeit game.” -Wikipedia


Mark Lawson-Jones, Why was the Partridge in the Pear Tree?: The History of Christmas Carols, 2011


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