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Re: What Is The Meaning Of Boxing Day? by Zangazanga: 2:49pm On Dec 26, 2019
Wait let me ask Anthony Joshua
Re: What Is The Meaning Of Boxing Day? by seunny4lif(m): 2:49pm On Dec 26, 2019
The day all boxes are opened
The day you box all your enemies in the ring
The day Jesus Christ completed 1 day on earth
Re: What Is The Meaning Of Boxing Day? by Nobody: 2:50pm On Dec 26, 2019
ednut1:
Why cant you use google

She doesn't want Google to benefit alone; she wants Nairalanders to also benefit from the answer to the question.

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Re: What Is The Meaning Of Boxing Day? by ybalogs(m): 2:50pm On Dec 26, 2019
It is actually to box the gifts collected on Christmas day but who give gifts these days sef?
Re: What Is The Meaning Of Boxing Day? by Drhighchief11: 2:51pm On Dec 26, 2019
Ok
Re: What Is The Meaning Of Boxing Day? by Kestolove(f): 2:51pm On Dec 26, 2019
Christmas na wash, meaningless

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Re: What Is The Meaning Of Boxing Day? by Nobody: 2:52pm On Dec 26, 2019
The day Cassius Clay defeated Mohammed Ali
Re: What Is The Meaning Of Boxing Day? by WildChild00(m): 2:52pm On Dec 26, 2019
Check this

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Re: What Is The Meaning Of Boxing Day? by RexTramadol1: 2:52pm On Dec 26, 2019
U carry box on your head waka to ur village on such day
Re: What Is The Meaning Of Boxing Day? by Nobody: 2:52pm On Dec 26, 2019
kerryemudiaga:
The day Cassius Clay defeated Mohammed Ali

Hmm, what kind of answer is this??
Re: What Is The Meaning Of Boxing Day? by webngnews: 2:53pm On Dec 26, 2019
Hmmm
Re: What Is The Meaning Of Boxing Day? by tstx(m): 2:54pm On Dec 26, 2019
wizflame:
yip yip
Love your signature

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Re: What Is The Meaning Of Boxing Day? by 2018PROFSUNDAY: 2:54pm On Dec 26, 2019
Boxing day which is 26th of every December is set aside for sharing of gifts with our loves ones. Barman come over here where is the 2 dozens of Beer I asked you to bring for me.
Re: What Is The Meaning Of Boxing Day? by Cousin9999: 2:55pm On Dec 26, 2019
Re: What Is The Meaning Of Boxing Day? by Nobody: 2:55pm On Dec 26, 2019
The moment your mom gave u and your siblings chicken to share and you cheated on them coz they are junior and one decided to prove that he or she is not a junior by slapping and bitting you which accidentally leds to punches and blows flowing in the compound.

That is what we meant by BOXING DAY.

HOPE I MADE MYSELF CLEAR?
Re: What Is The Meaning Of Boxing Day? by Nobody: 2:55pm On Dec 26, 2019
Bedwyr:


Hmm, what kind of answer is this??
Is it your answer??
Re: What Is The Meaning Of Boxing Day? by Nobody: 2:56pm On Dec 26, 2019
kerryemudiaga:
Is it your answer??

Is that your final answer??
Re: What Is The Meaning Of Boxing Day? by Jackossky(m): 2:57pm On Dec 26, 2019
Rapmoney:
What a daft question! Instead of creating a thread, you could have easily ask google. Such a shame that a Nigerian youth is asking a question of this kind in 21st century.

Mr Man, stop forming woke. Those of us that do not know the meaning just did and now we have adept insight on what the day means.

Had it been he decided to use Google, we wouldn't have known.

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Re: What Is The Meaning Of Boxing Day? by Crystasluvee(m): 2:58pm On Dec 26, 2019
Holiday for Slaves or servants, errand boys etc to unbox gifts from their masters

The name is a reference to holiday gifts.
A 'Christmas Box' in Britain is a name for a Christmas present. Boxing Day was traditionally a day off for servants and the day when they received a 'Christmas Box' from the master. The servants would also go home on Boxing Day to give 'Christmas Boxes' to their families.

In Britain, it was a custom for tradesmen to collect "Christmas boxes" of money or presents on the first weekday after Christmas as thanks for good service throughout the year.[5] This is mentioned in Samuel Pepys' diary entry for 19 December 1663.[6] This custom is linked to an older British tradition where the servants of the wealthy were allowed the next day to visit their families since they would have to serve their masters on Christmas Day. The employers would give each servant a box to take home containing gifts, bonuses, and sometimes leftover food. Until the late 20th century there continued to be a tradition among many in the UK to give a Christmas gift, usually cash, to vendors although not on Boxing Day as many would not work on that day.

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Re: What Is The Meaning Of Boxing Day? by Nobody: 2:58pm On Dec 26, 2019
tstx:
Love your signature
THANKS
Re: What Is The Meaning Of Boxing Day? by Nobody: 2:59pm On Dec 26, 2019
stevmatt:
The moment your mom gave u and your siblings chicken to share and you cheated on them coz they are junior and one decided to prove that he or she is not a junior by slapping and bitting you which accidentally leds to punches and blows flowing in the compound.

That is what we meant by BOXING DAY.

HOPE I MADE MYSELF CLEAR?
You were almost correct.........
Except we don't eat meat on Boxing Day
Re: What Is The Meaning Of Boxing Day? by earleswood(f): 2:59pm On Dec 26, 2019
Boxing Day got its name when Queen Victoria was on the throne in the 1800s and has nothing to do with the sport of boxing.

The name comes from a time when the rich used to box up gifts to give to the poor.

Boxing Day was traditionally a day off for servants, and the day when they received a special Christmas box from their masters.

The servants would also go home on Boxing Day to give Christmas boxes to their families.

The day also has religious connections and is celebrated as Saint Stephen's Day in Ireland and the Catalonia region of Spain.

In some European countries - such as Hungary, Germany, Poland, and the Netherlands - Boxing Day is celebrated as a second Christmas Day.
Re: What Is The Meaning Of Boxing Day? by DenreleDave(m): 3:02pm On Dec 26, 2019
No sensible comment yet
Re: What Is The Meaning Of Boxing Day? by Legionx: 3:02pm On Dec 26, 2019
MZrapper:
Please help a sister, I grew up knowing boxing day and it's funny up till now I gave no idea what the boxing day is all about and why 26th of December is dedicated to it.

The name is a reference to holiday gifts.
Boxing Day was traditionally a day off for servants and the day when they received a 'Christmas Box' from the master. The servants would also go home on Boxing Day to give 'Christmas Boxes' to their families.
Re: What Is The Meaning Of Boxing Day? by Nobody: 3:03pm On Dec 26, 2019
Bedwyr:


Is that your final answer??
Yes, if this is your final question; is it??
Re: What Is The Meaning Of Boxing Day? by santopelele(m): 3:04pm On Dec 26, 2019
all I know is that 26th December is my birthday
Re: What Is The Meaning Of Boxing Day? by Nobody: 3:10pm On Dec 26, 2019
wizflame:
THANKS
Them dey share money for ur Signature
Re: What Is The Meaning Of Boxing Day? by Kennydoc(m): 3:25pm On Dec 26, 2019
DirtyGold:
Compliments of the season somebody
Unbox the boxes with love y'all

What's tha business?
What the heck is that? grin grin grin

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Re: What Is The Meaning Of Boxing Day? by foreshore(m): 3:27pm On Dec 26, 2019
MZrapper:
Please help a sister, I grew up knowing boxing day and it's funny up till now I gave no idea what the boxing day is all about and why 26th of December is dedicated to it.

Its the day we box our enemies
Re: What Is The Meaning Of Boxing Day? by Elmander1983(m): 3:34pm On Dec 26, 2019
Cos some nairalanders sharp pass grin

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