Ho, ho, ho! Santa Claus' brief, but signature greeting brings smiles to the faces of both children and adults. But if you think about it, Santa Claus is a strange cultural institution -- an old man dressed in a red suit, who delivers presents to every home in the world in just one night. Where did ol' Father Christmas originate, and how on Earth does he get around so fast?
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