'Our need for presents is really dire/ Oops I set myself on fire'

I like to remind my family every once in a while why they don't like to take me to church. It's because I am too endowed with the Spirit of Christmas! That is, of course, if the True Meaning of Christmas is to sing all of the foreign-language lyrics to the carols instead of the ones everyone else is singing.

Six verses of O Come All Ye Faithful? I'll just sing Adeste Fidelis six times! And Stille Nacht and Sainte Nuit instead of Silent Night!

Unfortunately, I didn't have with me the alternate lyrics to the Advent Song that Alfie and I invented years ago...

Verse #3:
Light the advent candle three,
But keep the flame away from me
Christmas socks upon our feet
Eighteen fruitcakes left to eat

Ah, family tradition.

srah - Thursday, 25 December 2003 - 12:47 AM
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gravatar Murph - December 25, 2003 - 1:20 AM -

In my parents' church, where I attend christmas eve service, "stille nacht" *are* the lyrics everybody else is singing. Hooray for German farming community roots...

gravatar Urs - December 25, 2003 - 7:11 AM -

Hooray for Atheist mothers! (so glad I don't have to go to church)

gravatar Cityzen - December 25, 2003 - 8:42 AM -

tu viens de te prendre une boule de neige

Jouyeuse boule de Neige

gravatar katie - December 29, 2003 - 8:10 AM -

Hooray for pious Christian mothers! (so glad I got to go to church Christmas Eve and Christmas Day)

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