Boxing day december 26th
1. BOXING DAYDecember 26th
to rid the house of empty boxes the day after
Day used to be
about giving to the poor.
Sometimes the gift came in
a box. Other times,
servants received a day off.
servants in Britain carried boxes to their
masters when they arrived for the day's work.
It was a tradition that on this day all employers
would put coins in the boxes as a special endof-the-year gift.
relatives or perhaps sit at home and watch TV.
gather around their television sets for football
and rugby matches.
pastime. Some people won’t step foot in a
shopping mall on Boxing Day.