Whats with this bullshit about Santa living in north pole? Santa lives in fucking Finland you fucking idiots. That fucking dude in north pole is some gross impostor, he’s a lie, stop buying into his bullshit, wake up sheeple!
Dear bigots, before you start your “let’s ban Muslims 2k16 “ rallies remember that we were the same kids in your 1st grade class that never ruined the truth about Santa … Because we came from homes that told us to respect others traditions.
In Scandinavia, a Nisse (or Tomte) is a household spirit that is responsible for the care and prosperity of a farm or family. A Nisse is usually described as a short man or woman (under four feet tall) wearing a red cap. While belief in guardian spirits is a very old tradition in Scandinavia, belief in Nisser was prominent in the late eighteenth and nineteenth centuries in Denmark, Norway and Sweden. Many farms claimed to have their own Nisse. The Nisse took an active interest in the farm by performing chores such as grooming horses, carrying bales of hay, and other farm-related tasks. These chores were usually done much more efficiently and effectively than by their human counterparts. However, Nisser could be temperamental, to say the least. If the household was not careful to keep its Nisse satisfied – usually in the form of a single bowl of porridge with butter in it left out on Christmas Eve – the spirit could turn against its masters. In the 1840s the farm’s Nisse became the bearer of Christmas presents in Scandinavia, and was then called “Julenisse” and has been associated with Christmas ever since.The Swedish “Jultomte”, the Norwegian “Julenisse”, the Danish “Julemand” and the Finnish “Joulupukki” still has features and traditions that are rooted in the local culture: he doesn’t necessarily retreat to the North Pole, but lives in a forest, field or stream nearby, or in Denmark he lives on Greenland, and in Finland he lives in Lapland; he or she does not come down the chimney on Christmas night, but arrives through the front door, delivering the presents directly to his household friends.
I have a confession to make: I only learnt that Finland existed when I was 11 because of a Norway-themed essay I had to write. Before that I believed that it was a kind of fictional land *in* the North Pole where Santa Claus lived alone with reindeers and penguins. I am so ashamed
I am sorry to hear that you had to spend 10 first years of your life in darkness. I am thankful for your Norway-themed essay, which led you to light.
At Post Branch 4802 in Ebensee, Austria a recent discovery of a letter from a young 10 year old Adolf Hitler to Santa Claus has given historians some insight into the dictators mind.
Below is the original copy, amazingly kept well preserved despite being enclosed in an envelope along with a flourless cookie, as well as an English translation.
12 December, 1899
Dear St Nicholas,
I have been a very good boy this year. I always place my toys in the correct area they belong too after play time. I am diligent with my cleaning and physical health as well. Above all, I listen and obey my fathers requests. I only ask of you for one thing this holiday.
Winter is my favorite season. Perfectly white snow covers all. What was once dirty and different is now glorious and uniform. It pains my eyes to see our land tainted during the summer with unwanted dust and trash that travels from neighboring countries. Oh how I wish everything was white and pure like the winter.
It is for this reason that I want to move to the North Pole and live with you.
I admire and respect your work. How you demand control over the elves having them work towards one common goal is encouraging. Your organization skills listing all the children as good or bad is inspiring. I truly wouldn’t have thought before that a separation of people on such a large scale could be accomplished. You give me hope, Santa.
Awaiting your response, Adolf
Ps. I really like your color scheme.