TRC #660: Did Coca-Cola Conceive Modern Santa? + Eight Billion People?

‘Twas the night before Christmas so Cristina asks the proverbial question…did Coca-Cola really invent the now ubiquitous image of Santa Claus? Adam rounds out the show checking claims that the world’s population hit 8 billion people on November 15, 2022. Have a safe and happy holiday, Checkers and thank you for listening!

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Did Coca-Cola Conceive Modern Santa?

Did Coca-Cola Invent the Modern Image of Santa Claus? |

Did Coca-Cola create Santa Claus?

YouTube: Did Coca-Cola Steal Christmas? The History Of Santa Claus

No, Coca-Cola did not invent the modern image of Santa Claus

Italian church apologises after bishop tells children ‘Santa does not exist’ – BBC News

The Legend of Santa Claus: Part 1. The Origin and History of a Christmas Legend | St. Tammany Parish Library

Eight Billion People

Global population hits 8 billion as growth poses more challenges for the planet – CNN

Eight billionth baby born in Dominican Republic – CBS News

Don’t panic about the birth of Baby 8 Billion. Before he’s 65 our numbers will be in reverse – The Guardian

Day of Eight Billion, 15 November 2022 – United Nations

Baby girl born in Manila is symbolic 8 billionth person in the world – Yahoo! News

Estimates of historical world population – Wikipedia

Projections of population growth – Wikipedia

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