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The Literal Meaning Of Boxing Day by AKMoney1(m): 9:10am On Dec 26, 2012
Many people believe boxing day to be a day set aside for boxing each other grin HELL NO

Boxing Day is traditionally the day following Christmas Day , when civil servants and tradesmen would receive gifts from their superiors.

This custom is linked to an older English tradition: Since they would have to wait on their masters on Christmas Day, the servants of the wealthy were allowed the next day to visit their families.
The employers would give each servant a
box to take home containing gifts and
bonuses, and sometimes leftover food.
In general term, it's a gift sharing day.

Make sure you give someone a gift today. Happy Boxing Day smiley

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Re: The Literal Meaning Of Boxing Day by sammyyoung3: 9:46am On Dec 26, 2012
angry We say we nor no b4 ni....NEXT
Re: The Literal Meaning Of Boxing Day by Tariqh(f): 9:49am On Dec 26, 2012
Ok fine........Next please
Re: The Literal Meaning Of Boxing Day by AKMoney1(m): 10:43am On Dec 26, 2012
sammy-young:
angry We say we nor no b4 ni....NEXT

Why e dey pain u? tongue
Re: The Literal Meaning Of Boxing Day by RightYansh: 12:33pm On Dec 26, 2012
sammy-young:
angry We say we nor no b4 ni....NEXT
Helep me tell am ooo!! undecided undecided undecided
Re: The Literal Meaning Of Boxing Day by slimyem: 12:35pm On Dec 26, 2012
ok.
Next!!!
Re: The Literal Meaning Of Boxing Day by searay(m): 12:36pm On Dec 26, 2012
@OP, u dey lie i got my gloves, heading straight to d ring for BOXing

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Re: The Literal Meaning Of Boxing Day by Naijalane: 12:38pm On Dec 26, 2012
boxing? Hmm
Re: The Literal Meaning Of Boxing Day by spykes: 12:45pm On Dec 26, 2012
ceriouzly?...me no know b4 oh
Re: The Literal Meaning Of Boxing Day by JayKayMaybachz(m): 12:45pm On Dec 26, 2012
Okay .........I don hear .......... BTw who ask you sef ?
Re: The Literal Meaning Of Boxing Day by meerkat(m): 12:48pm On Dec 26, 2012
Thanks @OP me no know before now, seriously wink
Re: The Literal Meaning Of Boxing Day by chessguru1(m): 12:49pm On Dec 26, 2012
Ohh shoot!! And I was J̶̲̥̅̊u̶̲̥̅̊S̤̥̈̊τ̲̣̣̥ about 2 punch d lights out of this my nosy neighbor. Oh well Ŧa̶̲̥̅̊ƞk̶̲̥̅̊ƨ̣̣̣̇̇̇̇:::: 4 the info anywayz
Re: The Literal Meaning Of Boxing Day by chessguru1(m): 12:50pm On Dec 26, 2012
searay: @OP, u dey lie i got my gloves, heading straight to d ring for BOXing
hahahaha.. Now that's the spirit!!
Re: The Literal Meaning Of Boxing Day by JayKayMaybachz(m): 12:55pm On Dec 26, 2012
searay: @OP, u dey lie i got my gloves, heading straight to d ring for BOXing
Now wen OP don cawie style dey warn u ........ u no co hear .......... U neeed bandages dats al
Re: The Literal Meaning Of Boxing Day by born2fuck(m): 12:56pm On Dec 26, 2012
Still same boxing day.....

Re: The Literal Meaning Of Boxing Day by fingard02k(m): 1:00pm On Dec 26, 2012
Abeg if I have offended you, meet me in the
boxing ring
@ the national stadium today and let's settle it once
and for all. No time.you go knw say khaki no be
leather:

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Re: The Literal Meaning Of Boxing Day by Telez(m): 1:09pm On Dec 26, 2012
Giving day
Re: The Literal Meaning Of Boxing Day by Ayomax(m): 1:15pm On Dec 26, 2012
yea. I love my boxing day
Re: The Literal Meaning Of Boxing Day by naijaswag1: 1:24pm On Dec 26, 2012
@op It's not civil servants but servants, that your definition is misleading. This is how wikipedia put it

Boxing Day is traditionally the day following Christmas Day, when servants and tradesmen would receive gifts from their superiors.
Re: The Literal Meaning Of Boxing Day by delors(m): 1:35pm On Dec 26, 2012
Una just dey remix any fabulous tale una neighbour pikin dey yarn una. Na wah o. one version talk say na d day to present gifts to ur superior; another version say u be slave so na ur only free day to go give ur master's left ivers to ya family for village. na wah o. wetin me i know be say it was d second day of Jesus' birth dat d 3 wise men saw him,worshipped him n presented dir gifts to him. And since oyinbo pple dey always presnt their gifts in boxes dey kuku ma say na d day for gift giving be d day after xmas. Gifts in boxes ni o abi u don see oyinbo guy wey present engagement ring to him fiance inside tissue paper?
Re: The Literal Meaning Of Boxing Day by saintneo2: 2:20pm On Dec 26, 2012
What are we having today? Pork or Chicken?
Re: The Literal Meaning Of Boxing Day by Kaxmytex(m): 2:26pm On Dec 26, 2012
We don hear
Re: The Literal Meaning Of Boxing Day by ezeama1010(m): 3:25pm On Dec 26, 2012
lets dare the ring...na dere i go giv u my gift
Re: The Literal Meaning Of Boxing Day by YoungMT: 6:19pm On Dec 26, 2012
Oh so,that is the meaning of boxing day.But i thought it's a day to box and fight.i already gave two of my friends a bleeding nose today..Thanks dear for telling the meaning..*Hands up*
Re: The Literal Meaning Of Boxing Day by Onyenna(m): 8:21pm On Dec 26, 2012
.... undecided lemme catch u in da Arena 1st....
Re: The Literal Meaning Of Boxing Day by OILOFGLADNESS(f): 8:53am On Dec 27, 2012
AK Money: Many people believe boxing day to be a day set aside for boxing each other grin HELL NO

Boxing Day is traditionally the day following Christmas Day , when civil servants and tradesmen would receive gifts from their superiors.

This custom is linked to an older English tradition: Since they would have to wait on their masters on Christmas Day, the servants of the wealthy were allowed the next day to visit their families.
The employers would give each servant a
box to take home containing gifts and
bonuses, and sometimes leftover food.
In general term, it's a gift sharing day.



thanks for this elinghtment

Make sure you give someone a gift today. Happy Boxing Day smiley

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