Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Fact of the Day: French Noel

The song The First Noel from the 18th century is one of the most famous Christmas carols. The word "Noel" actually means "Christmas" in French. 

18 comments:

DWei said...

Wow, I took French in high school and I still don't remember that...

Anna-Alina said...

Nice! Love christmas songs!

Just Keepin It Real, Folks! said...

One of my favorites.

Margaret D said...

That is a nice carol.

Bersercules said...

This is the first time I knew one of these random facts!! I feel so proud of myself!

Merry Noel!!

Dana said...

Beautiful song!

Pat Hatt said...

A nice song and knew this one!

Optimistic Existentialist said...

One of my very favorite Christmas songs!

Christine said...

Pretty name too, Noel.

Julie Ann Lozada said...

oh, i never knew that! thanks for sharing!

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Plowing Through Life (Martha) said...

Yup, that's what it means.

DEZMOND said...

I don't parlesvous French but I knew that :)

Pilar Domínguez said...

Joyeux Noël, Adam!! kisses:)

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Marie a la Mode said...

I actually knew this because in Canada, French is our second language ; )

stephen Hayes said...

I never thought about this and can't claim I knew it.

Holy Ghost Writer said...

On top of this one

Theresa Mahoney said...

I would have guessed Jingle Bells or Silent Night.