Christmas Shirts

From its Puritan roots to complaints of rampant commercialism . Christmas Shirts in America has been filled with traditions, old and new. Some date back to 16th-century Germany or even ancient Greek times, while others have caught on in modern times.

Here’s a look at 25 ways Americans have celebrated the Christmas Shirt season, from singing songs and reciting poems to decorating trees and swapping cookies to drinking eggnog and If there’s a pickle among your snowman, angel and reindeer ornaments, you’re likely taking part in the American tradition of hiding the green ornament on the tree, so that the first child to find it wins a gift, or gets to open the first present Christmas morning.