Monday, December 13, 2010

Those Lovely Holiday Traditions from Around the World

This is very strange.
Hat tip to Art Scott.

Caganer - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: "In Catalonia, as well as in Spain and in most of Italy and Southern France, traditional Christmas decorations consist of a large model of the city of Bethlehem, similar to the Nativity scenes of the English-speaking world but encompassing the entire city rather than just the typical manger scene. The caganer is a particular feature of modern Catalan nativity scenes, . . ."

2 comments:

  1. Anonymous8:28 AM

    Dave Barry featured the Pooping Obama and others on his blog a week or two back.

    Classy.

    Jeff

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  2. My aunt lived in Spain in the 1960s and she says it was common to drive along rural roads and see people squatting to perform their acts of nature in full view of everyone.

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