Wassail! Drinking to your health at Christmas

In this post-Thanskgiving episode we discuss the history and evolution of wassail, from a story of lovers to feeding trees a slice of bread and all the drinking in between. Plenty to dive into and discuss as we uncover the history behind this famous expression and wintertime beverage. At the end of this episode we also conclude the story of why Santa Claus looks different all around the world, with part 3 of this story from The Lost Years of Santa Claus.

 

Links:

Classic wassail recipe

Holly Jolly Xmas’u podcast

Weird Christmas podcast

 

Special thanks to:
The Christmas Song/Heaven/Slow 3/4 Song by Peter Evans, Tom Blancarte, and Brandon Seabrook – CC by 3.0
Santa Claw11010s is Coming by Ergo Phizmiz – CC by 3.0
holiday by Dee Yan-Key – CC by 3.0

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Author: The Chronicler
Title: Wassail! Drinking to your health at Christmas
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