Is Your College One of the 45 Schools That Teamed up to Create This Epic 'Twas the Night Before Christmas' Mash Up? | 22 Words

Is Your College One of the 45 Schools That Teamed up to Create This Epic ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas’ Mash Up?

By Namina Forna

"Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house/ not a creature was stirring, not even a..."

We don't have to write that last word because we know you can fill it in. Everyone can. "A Visit From Saint Nicholas," aka "The Night Before Christmas" is one of the greatest American poems of all time. First published anonymously in 1823, it is widely credited for cementing our vision of old Saint Nick, and indeed, what Christmas and gift-giving looks like.

Arguably everybody who has ever watched television can recite the first few lines from heart. It's as Christmas as pine trees, tinsel, and the Grinch, and is one of our most time-honored cultural memories. Now, a group of the most unlikely Christmas celebrants are getting in on the action.

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