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No, a pink moon doesn’t actually look pink

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Fact-checking 4 St. Patrick’s Day claims

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Yes, there was at least one real St. Valentine

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No, the weather-predicting tradition of Groundhog Day did not originate in America

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Yes, the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial in DC originally misquoted King

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Claim that hangovers get worse with age needs context

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No, not everyone celebrates the start of the new year on Jan. 1

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Yes, Kwanzaa originated in the United States

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No, Coca-Cola did not invent the modern image of Santa Claus

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Claim that Santa’s reindeer are all female needs context

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No, adding sugar to Christmas tree water won’t help keep it fresh

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No, burning scented candles is not bad for your health

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Yes, mistletoe and poinsettias are toxic to people and pets

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Yes, Mariah Carey’s ‘All I Want for Christmas Is You’ is the most-streamed holiday song

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Yes, there is a Santa shortage for the 2021 Christmas season

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Yes, Hanukkah is considered a relatively 'minor' Jewish holiday

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