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Weekend Challenge 4 – This Answer is Puzzling

Posted by T. Resnikoff // December 22nd 2014 // Events and Opportunities, Guides and Tools, UUA // no comments

More Jingle, More Puzzle!

WE_Challenge_4_AnswerFrom UUWorld:

For many people, the song “Jingle Bells” is so deeply etched in memory it’s hard to recall when we learned it. Written by Unitarian James Lord Pierpont (1822-1893), “Jingle Bells” is among the most popular American songs of all time, and although it is strongly associated with Christmas, this story of a wintertime sleigh ride contains not a single holiday reference.


Puzzling out the origins of “Jingle Bells” is something of a holiday tradition itself, with one predominant question: Did Pierpont compose the song in Medford, Massachusetts, or Savannah, Georgia?

Read the full article on UU World to puzzle it out…

Thanks to Steven Ballesteros, Carter, Jared Dobro and Kadyn Frawley to taking our challenge!

The winner of Weekend Challenge 4 receives a copy of “Earth Bound: Daily Meditations for All Seasons “, by Brian Nelson.


Look for our next challenge in the New Year!


About the Author

Ted Resnikoff is the Digital Communications Editor at the Unitarian Universalist Association.
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