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Christmas celebration

Discussion in 'The Lighter Side' started by nipperwolf, Aug 19, 2003.

  1. nipperwolf

    nipperwolf

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    The teacher, Mrs. Jones, asked each of her students how they celebrated
    > > Christmas.
    > >
    > > She called first on young Patrick Murphy. "Tell me, Patrick, what do you
    > > do at Christmas time?"
    > >
    > > Patrick addressed the class: "My twelve brothers and sisters and I go to
    > > midnight Mass and we sing hymns. Then we come home very late and we put
    > > mince pies by the back door and hang up our stockings. Then we go to bed and
    > > wait for Father Christmas to come with all our toys."
    > >
    > > "Very nice, Patrick," she said. "Now, Jimmy Brown, what do you do at
    > > Christmas?"
    > >
    > > "My sister and I also go to church with Mum and Dad, and we sing carols.
    > > When we get home, we put cookies and milk by the chimney and hang up our
    > > stockings. We hardly sleep waiting for Santa Claus to bring our presents."
    > >
    > > "That's also very nice, Jimmy," she said.
    > >
    > > Realizing that there was a Jewish boy in the class and not wanting to
    > > leave him out of the discussion, she asked him the same question. "Now,
    > > Isaac Cohen, what do you do at Christmas?"
    > >
    > > "Well, we also sing carols," Isaac responded.
    > >
    > > Surprised, Mrs. Jones questioned further. "Tell us what you sing."
    > >
    > > "Well, it's the same thing every year. Dad comes home from the office. We
    > > all pile into the Rolls Royce and drive to his toy factory. When we get
    > > inside, we look at all the empty shelves and sing, 'What a friend we have in
    > > Jesus.'
    > >
    > > Then we all go to the Bahamas."