Christmas, Father

Christmas, Father

legendary bringer of gifts; another name for Santa Claus. [Children’s Lit.: Father Christmas]
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"Like Christmas, Father's Day can mean that Dad or Grandad gets the obligatory pair of socks or novelty tie," says Amanda Reed, one of Leekes' buyers, "so we've bought in some special treats to make him smile on June 19.
With exactly a month to go until Christmas, Father Christmases up and down the land are dusting down their red suits, trimming their beards and filling their sacks with presents.
"Holidays: Christmas, Father's Day, Mother's Day, New Year's, special occasions, and it's cookouts now.
Messages4U provides an alternative - or additional gesture - to traditional flowers or cards as a way to express feelings, or mark special occasions such as birthdays, wedding anniversaries, engagements, births, Christmas, Father's Day, Mother's Day or even Halloween.
And on December 20, the final Saturday before Christmas, Father Christmas will be back in Talisman Square with his Round Table Sleigh.
His mother Pamela added: "We have bought his presents for Christmas, Father's Day and his birthday and he will be able to unwrap them in October.
Not only are they buying such items for themselves, but they are increasingly receiving the products in gift sets for Christmas, Father's Day, birthdays and other special occasions.