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Have an uneven number of guests coming to Christmas dinner this year? You might reconsider. According to Czech lore, an uneven number of guests at the holiday table means the odd man out will die next year. And would you care to guess which British monarch had hogs and eels on the holiday menu? And what's with those tangerines in the Christmas stockings? Where did that come from? With Christmas only a day away, we bring you some fun and weird facts about Christmas foods to share with your family at the dinner table that might have you rethinking your own holiday menu and traditions.

Check out the slideshow above for 10 weird facts about Christmas foods.

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