HO, HO THE MISTLETOE, BLASTED WHERE YOU CAN SEE
by Todd Hartley
Here’s what I know about mistletoe after two seconds’ research on Wikipedia: it’s a plant that grows “attached to and within the branches of a tree or shrub.” To prove the point, the article included a picture of a “hemi-parasitic” European strain of the plant in the branches of a silver birch, most likely an American or Chinese one.
For some reason, when two people find themselves standing beneath mistletoe around Christmas time, they are supposed to kiss. Read the rest of this entry →