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Where did Santa's reindeer come from??

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Asked by drdinesh sharma, 13 Dec '07 02:33 am
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Who is this Santa.?
Answered by Nagarajan Karupayah, 13 Dec '07 02:34 am

 
  
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Santa is living in Finland.
Actually He is a caracter of Kalevala, which is the own national epics of Finland.
In finnish language He was first called VAINAMOINEN. He was the Greatest shaman of North. The book Kalevala tells about His adventures.
When christianity came here, it destroyed the old culture and customs of this country complitely. Still it came to the habbit, that the old pagan hero VAINAMOINEN came to homes at the birthday of Christ, to punnish naughty and gift nice and kind. Then He was called NUUTTI-PUKKI (that means Goat of Nuutti) Nuutti was a pagan selebration at the time where now is Christmas. When christianity got stronger He started to be called JOULUPUKKI (Christmasgoat). He is still called that in here.
Americans made Him commercial and called him "Santa Claus" to change his name for the saints name.
He actually does not say ho ho ho or climb in from the roof. Here He comes to every family to give gifts, at Christmas, in person. Really.
And Yes, H ...more
Answered by niina, 13 Dec '07 07:46 pm

 
  
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According to a newspaper report on Tuesday 4th December Santa Claus is no longer a resident of the North Pole. According to a study, he must live in Krgyzstan and deliver presents at a ridiculous speed. A Swedish consultancy firm has concluded that the central Asian country is the best base of operations to make his rounds on Christmas Eve. Sweco claimed his route takes him to 2.5billion homes around the world, and that he would not be able to carry it out if he lived in the North Pole. Experts claim Santa spends just 34 microseconds at each child's house, a time in which he must fit in sliding down a chimney and eating mince pies. A microsecond is one millionth of a second. Ouch. His reindeer must travel at speeds of up to 3,600mph (5,800kph) to take him round the world.
Answered by Janis, 13 Dec '07 03:26 am

 
  
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its all stories to keep children amused... why we need to discuss on some fairy tales made for children....?? i don't understand why u ask such questions?? and if u really want to read the story of reindeer go to-

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reindeer#Santa_Claus.27_reindeer
Answered by MERCY ANTONY, 13 Dec '07 08:03 am

 
  
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