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ripov Folklore: Seasonal Question-wassailing v. caroling (8) RE: Folklore: Seasonal Question 18 Dec 16

Wassailing involves alcohol. "Wassail" was what you said when drinking someones health - a bit like "cheers" or "skol". And the appropriate reply was "Drinkhail" (Spellings vary according to personal inclination)
Thus the wassail bowl.
Carolling doesn't (officially)

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