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4 Christmas Traditions That Should Honestly Be Canceled

By Pippa Raga

December is a special month in the year, pretty much exclusively because the first thing that comes to mind when you think of it is the holidays, and consequently, vacation. But along with the holidays come the strange cultural traditions we never question because we've been practicing them all our lives.

Like, how old were you when you learned about the German-American Christmas pickle? Or the Catalan yuletide tradition of Caga Tío, a log that poops treats for kids? 

Here are 4 traditions from around the world that will certainly leave you scratching your head.

1. The Christmas Pickle — U.S.