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Wednesday, 9 December 2009

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On the twelfth day of Christmas (winter solstice), my true love sent to me

Twelve drummers drumming, ($75 per drum courtesy of OPEC)

Eleven pipers piping, (climate change is causing the sky to fall)

Ten lords a-leaping, (a session of the US Senate or the House of Lords)

Nine ladies dancing, (a TV program)

Eight maids a-milking, (a PORN movie)

Seven swans a-swimming, (protected as an endangered species)

Six geese a-laying, (an aircraft bird strike)

Five golden rings, (at the going gold rate of $1200 per ounce)

Four calling birds, (presidential or prime minister's advisors)

Three French hens, (KFC fast food)

Two turtle doves, (a fiction writer of alternate history)

And a partridge in a pear tree!

The Twelve Days of Christmas: English Christmas carol with French origins

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