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By Reuben Glaser Published: December 22nd, 2012 We're all aware that Santa Claus is based on the very real St. Nicholas of Myra, correct? He was a 5-foot-tall Greek guy with a broken nose, he lived in modern-day Turkey around A.D. 2...
"Why don’t you arrest the catnip? That is collecting the crowd. Not I,” he argued.
Bullets fly, the cold creeps in, and your body is so malnourished that you can barely walk. You know that if smallpox gets a hold of you, you don't stand a chance. You look at your fellow soldier's pus-filled lesion and realize ther...
Today’s the feast day of St. Nicholas, the fourth-century bishop of Myra (renamed Demre by the invaders), who is the inspiration for our Santa Claus. Hilariously, the local Turk authorities, whose ancestors murdered or enslaved the ...