Happy Boxing Day

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  1. ccheese

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    To all my friend in Canada, Australia, the UK and New Zealand, I wish
    you a happy Boxing Day !!

    Charles
     
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    Thanks Charles.:)

    Just finished 22minutes ago for the Eastern seaboard of Australia.
     
  3. Njaco

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    Happy Boxing Day you pomey b*stards! What a great idea! A holiday after a holiday!! :lol: Hope you all have a great New Year!
     
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    Hey, nothing wrong with back to back public holidays...I like it...but then again i've got the rest of the week off too:occasion5:

    Thanks Charles!!
     
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    Thanks charles it was a good day
     
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    well boxing day was yesterday......
    but thats my fault for not coming on here last night....
    Thanks Charles
     
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    It was yesterday, but I will take the time to say thank you and I hope everyone has a happy New Year. Especially you Njaco, you yankee snatch !
     
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    Happy Belated Boxing Day u guys....
     
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    Forgive me for my ignorance, but what does Boxing Day celebrate? Does it honor all of the people who died durring boxing maches over places in return lines?
     
  12. ccheese

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    Boxing Day is the day after Christmas, a public holiday in most countries in The Commonwealth. It originated as a day for giving gifts to employees and poor people. It has sporting traditions, especially fox hunting and the famous boxing day round in the English Premier League, and is the day when stores launch the most significant sales period in the retail cycle.

    It is usually celebrated on 26 December, the day after Christmas Day, but can move to 27 December or 28 December if 26 December is a Saturday or Sunday. The movement of Boxing Day varies between countries.

    The public holiday is recognised in the United Kingdom, Canada, New Zealand and Australia, as well as many other members of the Commonwealth of Nations.


    Charles
     
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    It has more relevance to class system when it was more prominant. These days its just a day off that is named. Though a good amount of charity work goes on.
     
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