4 surprising facts about snowmen

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For anyone who grew up braving (and enjoying) Canadian winters, the snowman template is pretty well established. Stack three large snowballs, each smaller than the other, and add coal eyes, a carrot for a nose, and a couple of twigs. And for all the Frosty fans, a corn-cob pipe and top hat.

But it turns out that snowmen have as many twists as a winding cottage road, and as the above video shows, there’s no one right way to build one, and they come in all shapes and sizes. The only question is, will you build one this winter (assuming we finally get some snow)?