MARKET TRADER, DECEMBER 21, 2018 - JANUARY 3, 2019 An alternative Christmas dictionary

There are certain words that we automatically associate with Christmas, but as we all know, words can mean different things depending on the context. So here are a few alternative definitions for some of the more festive ones . . .

Angel: Angel bikers, or Hells Angels, are typically portrayed as motor bike riders in German tin helmets and leather jack boots, and depending on your point of view are either free-spirited young men bound by brotherhood and loyalty, or violent and nihilistic criminal gangs. Bells: Bell’s is a brand

of blended Scotch whisky originally produced by Arthur Bell & Sons Ltd. The firm acquired Gleneagles Hotels in 1984, then in 1985 the company was acquired by

Guinness for $518 million, and subsequently absorbed into Diageo. Bell’s is the best selling whisky in the UK Cards: To get, or be given

your cards is an alternative way of saying you’ve lost your job, or been sacked. Decorations: In military

terms, a decoration is a distinctively designed award given as a mark of honour for military heroism, meritorious or outstanding service or achievement. It is often a medal consisting of a ribbon and a medallion. Elves: Forget the cute

ones with the pointy ears helping Santa – in old mythology it was believed that elves abducted human children to curse people or drive them mad. They did this when humans interfered in the lives of the elves by disturbing them, and elvish revenge or retaliation was greatly to be feared. Frost: The Frost Report

was a satirical television show hosted by David Frost. It ran for 28 episodes on the BBC from 10 March 1966 to 26 December 1967. Goose: Lieutenant (Junior Grade) Nick “Goose” Bradshaw, played by Anthony Edwards, was a Naval Flight Officer and Maverick’s Radar Intercept Officer in the movie Top Gun. Holly: Holly Marie Baldwin

The movie Top Gun featured ‘Goose’ as Maverick’s Radar Intercept Officer (Photo: Cody Austin)

(née Willoughby) is an English television presenter and model. Spotted by talent scouts in 1995 at the age of 14, by 17 she was modelling underwear in advertisements and posters. She currently presents a number of television programmes

and co-hosts This Morning alongside Phillip Schofield. Ivy: The Ivy League is a collegiate athletic conference consisting of sports teams from eight private universities in the North Eastern United States. The name is also commonly used to refer to those eight schools as a group.

Jingle: A jingle is a

short song or tune used in advertising, podcasts and for other commercial uses. Jingles are a form of sound branding, usually containing musical hooks and messages that explicitly promote the product or service being advertised. Kings: Kings of Leon are

an American rock band that formed in Nashville, Tennessee, in 1999. The band is composed of brothers Caleb Followill, Nathan Followill and Jared Followill, along with their cousin Matthew Followill. Lights: The bright

dancing Northern Lights (or aurora borealis) are actually collisions between electrically charged particles from the

Angels from hell – not the kind you’d put on the top of your Chrissy tree (Photo: Luke Sheppard)

sun that enter the earth’s atmosphere. The lights are seen above the magnetic poles of both the northern and southern hemispheres, and in

the south are known as aurora australis. Mince pies: Proper mince

pies are made with minced beef and onions, and are best

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