Festive Blog Posts from Christmases Past

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  1. Seasons Greetings! Joyeux Noel! Bah humbug! Find a holiday greeting for every mood. 
  2. Writing some last-minute cards? Here are 10 writing mistakes to avoid this Christmas.
  3. Have you tried our relaxing Spelling Snowball game yet? Here are five wintry word lists to practise with. Play against a friend using the multiplayer option.
  4. Spending time away from the computer? Here are five more games to try.
  5. Christmas is a time for stories. Have you heard of these three Christmas characters?
  6. How about these three?  
  7. How did Charles Dickens, author of A Christmas Carol, influence the English language?  
  8. Of course, the most famous Christmas story is that of the nativity. Do you remember what gifts were brought for baby Jesus?
  9. One word you only hear around Christmas is grotto.  
  10. Here are 10 more words you only hear at Christmas.
  11. And, while we’re on Christmassy language, here are some festive idioms.  
  12. Ready to deck the halls? Don’t mix up your bows and your boughs.  
  13. Is it a rain dear or a reindeer?
  14. Speaking of reindeer, where did Santa’s reindeer get their names from? 
  15. Want more? Don’t worry, here’s a list of all our Christmassy Word for Wednesday posts.   


23 Dec 2021
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