Viewers of The Santa Clause movies misled over deliberate spelling

The movie makes the deliberate spelling so clear, yet a generation of people struggle with it

Written 29th November 2022 | Subscribe to our Christmas newsletter

Since the first movie arrived in 1994, many fans of the popular movie, starring Tim Allen as Santa, have grown through the years with the spelling of Santa Claus firmly stuck in their head as 'Santa Clause'.

If you are unsure why it's spelt this way, it is a key part of the plot in the movie and refers to the clause (e.g legal document) that character Scott Calvin agrees to when he wears the santa suit.

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If you haven't seen the new follow on series 'The Santa Clauses' yet, you can watch the trailer here.

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