Quirky Christmas traditions around the world

A Christmas discount

In Australia, where Christmas attire is often shorts and sandals, sending holiday cards is so popular that the government has issued a dedicated stamp that is cheaper than the standard one. Those sending holiday cheer through the postal system are expected to be honest about the contents of their envelopes and only mark Christmas cards for the discounted stamp. If they don't? There could be some coal in their near future.

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