It's Donder, according to Clement C. Moore's 1823 poem, ``A Visit From St. Nicholas.'' Moore introduced the idea that Santa had eight named reindeer pulling his sleigh. In addition to Donder, there were Dasher, Dancer, Prancer, Vixen, Comet, Cupid and Blitzen.
S REINDEER DONNER OR DONDER?
June 28, 1998
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