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December 23, 2013

Make That "The Commercial-Nosed Reindeer"


Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer is a staple during Christmastime
as, according to the popular song and television special, his nose lights the way for Santa Claus’ sleigh. As warm and fuzzy his story may be, Rudolph was actually created as a marketing gimmick for a department store in 1939. History By Zim

Posted by gerardvanderleun at December 23, 2013 10:46 PM. This is an entry on the sideblog of American Digest: Check it out.

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Also made into a theatrical cartoon, if you read a little further down the Wikipedia entry from which this appears to have been lifted.

Posted by: BillH at December 24, 2013 8:07 AM

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