Up on the housetop reindeer pause,
Out jumps Good Old Santa Clause
Down through the chimney with lots of toys
All for the little ones, Christmas joys
But wait. How in the world does Santa go down through the chimney with lots of toys for the 59.97% of homes that don’t have fireplaces? Most of Santa’s story seems feasible. It’s entirely believable that one human can fit gifts for every boy and girl in the world into his compact car-sized sleigh. I buy that he has flying mammals that get him from the North Pole, smack in the middle of the uninhabited Arctic ocean, to every home on the globe in one night, despite the ridiculous cost of traveling on a holiday. But getting into homes that don’t have fireplaces? Malarkey.
We asked some of the most knowledgable elves we know f