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First mention of Christmas

Sequin | 10:44 UK time, Wednesday, 15 October 2008

Twinkle twinkle. It had to happen. The grumbles about Christmas coming early are as much a part of Christmas tradition as Christmas itself, aren't they?!

Reports today of a row in Coleford, Gloucestershire after volunteers decided to put up festive figures and tinsel in the town. Local councillor Denis Riley says " The fact that they've been put up this early suggests to me that it has nothing to do with the true meaning of Christmas and more to do with commercialism and bringing in shoppers".

Go on then, what's been your first Christmas sighting? Liz and Roger say they've seen mince pies "everywhere" and Christmas cakes.


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