This auto repair Christmas song is patterned after what original Christmas carol?
Answer: The Twelve Days of Christmas. Of course you knew this, but here is a little bit of trivia about the history of this carol. Read on…
This English Christmas carol was written sometime between 1558 and 1829. The exact year is not known as Catholics were not allowed to practice their faith openly. We do know that The Twelve Days of Christmas was written as a catechism song for the younger children.
The carol has two meanings. The first is the literal meaning of each verse of the song, which is what we are all familiar with. The second meaning is the reason for writing the carol; as a catechism, or tutoring tool, for the younger kids of the Catholic faith.
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