conversation with the seller:
-Are you Russian?- the seller
-Yes, – I
-I have a Russian sister-in-law. She has the same accent. I don’t understand her sometimes. But her English is pretty good and so is yours.
-Thank you. Tell her … – I tried to tell something nice
-She has a happy life with my brother in Сalifornia…near the ocean..- she couldn’t stop talking
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Yuletide – holidays dedicated to the Nativity of Christ (January 7) – begin with the evening of Christmas Eve (January 6). Yuletide lasts until the feast of Epiphany (January 19).
The history of Christmas
In ancient times, the Christian Church celebrated Christmas and Epiphany on the same day. In the fourth century the holidays were divided by 12 days – Christmas holidays.
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