http://mentalfloss.com/article/31910/why-does-santa-claus-give-coal-bad-kids

(While many people think of fireplaces burning wood logs, coal-fired ones ... Linnaeus wrote in Latin and most his names were of Latin origin, although a few  ...

https://www.ehow.com/info_8737742_origin-lumps-coal-christmas.html

Origin of Lumps of Coal for Christmas. The Christmas lore that bad children will get a lump of coal in their stocking instead of presents actually has several ...

https://www.bustle.com/articles/199482-the-origins-of-5-christmas-traditions

Dec 23, 2016 ... But I'd bet most of us aren't familiar with the origins of Christmas traditions, and ... From eggnog to finding coal in your stocking, here are the ...

https://bythechimneywithcare.wordpress.com/2008/12/14/howd-that-nasty-coal-rumor-get-started-anyway/

Dec 14, 2008 ... Lump of coal? Coal in a stocking? Lump of coal for Christmas? Who puts coal in your stocking? Why a lump of coal at Christmas? Origin of coal ...

https://www.bustle.com/articles/200427-why-does-santa-give-coal-to-naughty-children-heres-where-the-traditional-threat-began

Dec 16, 2016 ... The reason that Santa gives coal to naughty kiddos is… wait for it… ... In some of these Christmas legends, receiving a lump of coal is the least ...

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christmas_stocking

A Christmas stocking is an empty sock or sock-shaped bag that is hung on Saint Nicholas Day ... Tradition in Western culture threatens that a child who behaves badly during the year will receive only a piece or pile of coal. Some people ... The origin of the Christmas stocking is thought to originate in the life of Saint Nicholas.

https://vahistorymuseum.wordpress.com/2014/12/16/12-days-of-christmas-traditions-coal-for-the-bad-kids/

Dec 16, 2014 ... Some believe that the tradition of leaving coal for naughty kids shares an origin story with the tradition of stockings. When St. Nicholas left ...

https://history.stackexchange.com/questions/28933/what-is-the-origin-of-recieving-coal-in-a-christmas-stocking

Most of what I can find online suggests that children are threatened with having coal in their Christmas stocking if they are naughty. I'm sure ...

https://news.nationalgeographic.com/energy/2015/12/151218-real-coal-for-christmas-not-just-a-child-nightmare/

Dec 18, 2015 ... This holiday season, a new business is booming. For fun or revenge, people are gifting lumps of coal, including “Clumps for Trump.”

https://www.growley.com/cmas/christmas/hist-coal.html

Why does Santa put coal in the stockings of naughty kids? When a child is very naughty, I mark his or her name down on his "naughty" list. Then at Christmas I ...