A little known Icelandic Christmas tradition is Skötuhreinsa, the Airing Out of Dry Clean-Only Garments. It is usually performed overnight from the 23rd of December, after the traditional Þorláksmessa meal of putrified skate, until the afternoon of the 24th or whenever it starts raining horizontally again.
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