Roastin' Some Chestnuts

We're excited to announce the launch of our first iPhone trivia application – Big Fat Lies! (available from iTunes). To get people in an App-downloading mood, this week's Lunchtime Quizzes will all be based on the game. Today's topic is Christmas! Of the two statements – one is true, the other absolutely false. Your job is to spot the Big Fat Lies!

1 of 10
Which of these is a BIG FAT LIE?
Poinsettia flowers are poisonous to humans.
Mistletoe berries are poisonous to humans.
2 of 10
Which of these is a BIG FAT LIE?
In North Carolina, state workers place special reflective red "nose" stickers on Deer Crossing signs during the holidays so citizens pay more attention to them.
In South Carolina, placing red "nose" stickers on Deer Crossings signs is a felony that may warrant up to five years in state prison.
3 of 10
Which of these is a BIG FAT LIE?
Mickey Rooney's real last name is a Christmas favorite: Yule.
Red Buttons earned his stage name while playing an elf of the same name in a Broadway musical called Holly Holidays of 1939.
4 of 10
Which of these is a BIG FAT LIE?
"Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer" was a story that was compressed into a song.
"Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer" was a song that was expanded into a story.
5 of 10
Which of these is a BIG FAT LIE?
During World War II, Detroit automakers petitioned Congress to move the holiday to the Sunday closest to Christmas so that employees would not have to take an extra day off.
Just before last Christmas, at least 9 U.S. representatives voted "no" on a resolution that basically stated that Christmas was "important."
6 of 10
Which of these is a BIG FAT LIE?
Saint Augustine believed that Christmas Day was December 25 because Jesus died on the same day of the year that he was conceived, March 25 (and was born nine months later).
Saint Christopher believed that Christmas Day was December 25 because after seeing the star, it took the 'wise men' 25 days to travel from Jerusalem to Bethlehem.
7 of 10
Which of these is a BIG FAT LIE?
In late-17th century Massachusetts, residents that celebrated Christmas were violating the law and were subject to fines.
In late-17th century Massachusetts, residents that did NOT celebrate Christmas were violating the law and were subject to fines.
8 of 10
Which of these is a BIG FAT LIE?
The lyrics of the poem "A Visit from St. Nicholas" (a.k.a. "'Twas the Night Before Christmas") include the words SANTA, RED, and TREE.
The lyrics of the poem "A Visit from St. Nicholas" (a.k.a. "'Twas the Night Before Christmas") include the words JERK, BREAST, and CHUBBY.
9 of 10
Which of these is a BIG FAT LIE?
To avoid conflicts, the main post office at the West Bank city of Bethlehem stays open for business on Christmas Day.
In Canada, youngsters can send mail to 'Santa Claus' by including the postal code H0H 0H0 on the envelope.
10 of 10
Which of these is a BIG FAT LIE?
The soundtrack for the Dr. Seuss animated film How the Grinch Stole Christmas had to be re-recorded after the first airing, because executives felt that the Grinch's singing voice sounded too much like Tony the Tiger.
The original airing of the TV special A Charlie Brown Christmas was sponsored by Coca-Cola, with additional footage of Coke signs in different scenes.