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Why do we have Christmas trees?

Why do we put trees in our houses and decorate them?

Asked By: Trainspotter78 - 12/17/2009
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The Egyptians were part of a long line of cultures that treasured and worshiped evergreens. When the winter solstice arrive, they brought green date palm leaves into their homes to symbolize life's triumph over death... More
Answered By: Miss 6 - 12/17/2009
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tradition
Answered By: happy2luvk9s - 12/17/2009
 
hmmm good question! idk i'm just so used it and i really couldn't imagine Christmas without a tree. that's the best part of Christmas! :-) and it really makes Christmas feel like Christmas but I agree with the first answer it's just tradition.
Answered By: Nikki - 12/17/2009
 
pointless ridiculous tradition same reason we have circumcision and flowers at funerals
Answered By: wicked witch of east - 12/17/2009
 
Martin Luther brought a pine tree into his home back in the 1500's and placed some candles and decorations on it. This, I know is at least one of the earliest uses of a tree during Christmas... More
Answered By: michael g - 12/17/2009
 
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