What is Gnomevember?

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Gnomevember is really a thing. While I thought at first, this must be a new fad from the United States of Strange Holidays to fill the whole between Halloween and Christmas, it has been around for quite some time. However, Google, Wiki and even Days of the Year have not heard about it yet, but it has an Instagram hashtag, so that certainly makes it a real thing.

The Roots of Gnomevember

While the German garden gnomes are generally friendly fellows that care about nature, the British or Scandinavian versions are somewhat more mischievous. There are stories of gnomes dating back to the Vikings. Especially in the Nordic countries, gnomes are guarding spirits, often related to the time leading up to Christmas. Many people from…

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