Posts Tagged ‘Boxing Day’

Wrestling Day?

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December 27th, 2016 Posted 8:12 am

The day after Boxing Day? Why not? What a fit – if somewhat combative – country we’d be!

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The Day After Christmas …

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December 26th, 2016 Posted 8:54 am

… is called Boxing Day in the UK and some former colonies. Is it because sparring five or six rounds with a family member or for pounding on the heavy bag is a good way to combat the eating and drinking excesses of the day before? That’s our working theory.

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Boxing Day

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December 26th, 2014 Posted 8:25 am

“Did you know today is called Boxing Day in the UK and some other countries?” Spence says.

“Kinda,” says Admin. “Why?”

“No clue.”

“Here are three possibilities. One, it’s about the Boxer rebellion. Two, after too much proximity, families end up in fisticuffs. Three, the house is full of empty boxes.”

“I think it’s two.”

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Somewhere New

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December 26th, 2009 Posted 2:44 pm

Somehow Bernie and I ended up in a place where today is Boxing Day. No actual boxing seems to be happening, but we’re having a good time. 

They have a creature here called an opossum. It’s going to take getting used to.

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