Boxing Day: Why is it Called that Anyway?

Ever wonder about the origin of certain words or names? Boxing Day, for example, may conjure up images of rope-lined rings and gloved fists. But where did the name come from, really? This article from 1936 sums it up quite nicely (with a tidbit about “Yule,” as well):

Boxing Day name originsBoxing Day name origins Tue, Dec 22, 1936 – Page 33 · The Sydney Morning Herald (Sydney, New South Wales, Australia) · Newspapers.com

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