Backstory — Christmas Crackers

They’re the festive party favors containing a paper crown, a trinket, and a joke — and wrapped in a package that goes “bang” when you open it! Christmas Crackers are an invention of the Victorian age. And more specifically, one confectioner named Tom Smith. Smith single handedly created a tradition that has endured for generations.

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Author: Brian Earl
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