TIL: Advent doesn’t start on 1st December. It starts on the 4th Sunday before Christmas so varies by up to a week. The 1st December ‘tradition’ was invented by companies making advent calendars so the same units/designs can be sold every year.

Read more: https://www.vox.com/culture/21805198/advent-explained-wreath-calendar-season-nazi-christmas-catholic

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