The history of ‘The Twelve Days of Christmas’

The history of ‘The Twelve Days of Christmas’
The history of ‘The Twelve Days of Christmas’

The history of ‘The Twelve Days of Christmas’

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Ever wonder about the origins of “The Twelve Days of Christmas” song? Some say it has to do with an elaborate feast. The Atlantic Monthly’s Olga Khazan recently penned a piece on the health consequences of living out the song. We dissect the culinary aspects of this most Christmas of Christmas songs. Photo: Flickr/Joe Buckingham