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the christmas special III 2020 (1 Viewer)

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original thread 12/07/2010-12/23/2018
the christmas special II (2019) 12/10/2019-12/24/2019

The Christmas Special
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There have been some Christmas themed limericks in the limerick thread and it made me think, “Why not re-write the twelve days of Christmas taking it in turns with a line each.” Stay as close as you can to the metre and rhythm of the original, but drift as far as you like from the sense.

Here is the original list for reference
A partridge in a pear tree
Two turtle doves
Three French hens
Four calling birds
Five gold rings
Six geese a laying
Seven swans a swimming
Eight maids a milking
Nine ladies dancing
Ten lords a leaping
Eleven pipers piping
Twelve drummers drumming.
Now go:-

On the first day of Christmas my true love gave to me ...

On the first day of Christmas my true love gave to me ...
some porridge and a spare seat

On the second day of Christmas my true love gave to me...
 
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PiP

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original thread 12/07/2010-12/23/2018
the christmas special II (2019) 12/10/2019-12/24/2019



On the first day of Christmas my true love gave to me ...
some porridge and a spare seat

On the second day of Christmas my true love gave to me...

On the second day of Christmas my true love gave to me... a bottle of rhubarb and ginger gin

on the third day of Christmas my true love gave to me
 

aj47

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original thread 12/07/2010-12/23/2018
the christmas special II (2019) 12/10/2019-12/24/2019



On the first day of Christmas my true love gave to me ...
some porridge and a spare seat

On the second day of Christmas my true love gave to me...

On the second day of Christmas my true love gave to me... a bottle of rhubarb and ginger gin

on the third day of Christmas my true love gave to me

On the third day of Christmas, my true love gave to me ... three henchmen


On the fourth day of Christmas, my true love gave to me ...
 

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Financial Supporter
On the fourth day of Christmas, my true love gave to me ...

four letter words
three henchmen
a bottle of rhubarb and ginger gin
some porridge and a spare seat

On the fifth day of Christmas, my true love gave to me ...

;)
 

aj47

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WF Veterans
four letter words
three henchmen
a bottle of rhubarb and ginger gin
some porridge and a spare seat

On the fifth day of Christmas, my true love gave to me ...

Sing-le malt scotch
 

PiP

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On the sixth day of Christmas, my true love gave to me ... a new creative artist friend and neighbour


Sing-le malt scotch
four letter words
three henchmen
a bottle of rhubarb and ginger gin
some porridge and a spare seat

on the seventh day of Chrismas my true love gave to me
 

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Financial Supporter
On the seventh day of Christmas, my true love gave to me ...

seven flashlights dimming
six(a) new creative artist friend and neighbour

five Sing-le malt scotch

four letter words
three henchmen
two(a) bottle of rhubarb and ginger gin
some porridge and a spare seat

on the eighth day of Chrismas my true love gave to me...

;)
 

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Financial Supporter
On the eighth day of Christmas, my true love gave to me ...

eight violets shrinking
seven flashlights dimming
six(a) new creative artist friend and neighbour

five Sing-le malt scotch

four letter words
three henchmen
two(a) bottle of rhubarb and ginger gin
some porridge and a spare seat

on the ninth day of Christmas my true love gave to me...

;)
 

SueC

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Senior Mentor
On the ninth day of Christmas, my true love gave to me ...

nine health care workers
eight violets shrinking

seven flashlights dimming
six(a) new creative artist friend and neighbour

five Sing-le malt scotch

four letter words
three henchmen
two(a) bottle of rhubarb and ginger gin
some porridge and a spare seat

on the tenth day of Christmas my true love gave to me...
 

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Financial Supporter
On the tenth day of Christmas, my true love gave to me ...

ten fords all creaking
nine health care workers
eight violets shrinking

seven flashlights dimming
six(a) new creative artist friend and neighbour

five Sing-le malt scotch

four letter words
three henchmen
two(a) bottle of rhubarb and ginger gin
some porridge, and a spare seat

on the eleventh day of Christmas my true love gave to me...

;)
 

PiP

Staff member
Co-Owner
on the eleventh day of Christmas my true love gave to me... a gift voucher for the Oxford COVID Vaccination
ten fords all creaking
nine health care workers
eight violets shrinking

seven flashlights dimming
six(a) new creative artist friend and neighbour

five Sing-le malt scotch

four letter words
three henchmen
two bottles of rhubarb and ginger gin
some porridge, and a spare seat


;)



on the twelfth day of Chrismas my true love gave to me ...
 

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Financial Supporter
on the twelfth day of Christmas my true love gave to me...

twelve plumbers humming
eleven(a) gift voucher for the Oxford COVID Vaccination
ten fords all creaking
nine health care workers
eight violets shrinking
seven flashlights dimming
six(a) new creative artist friend and neighbour

five Sing-le malt scotch

four letter words
three henchmen
two(a) bottle of rhubarb and ginger gin
some porridge, and a spare seat

on the first day of Christmas my true love gave to me...

*be well*
;)






on the twelfth day of Chrismas my true love gave to me ...[/QUOTE]
 

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Financial Supporter
on the second day of Christmas, my true love gave to me ...

two garden gloves
and
a cottage near a small sea

*be well*
;)

on the third day of Christmas, my true love gave to me ...
 

-xXx-

Financial Supporter
on the fourth day of Christmas, my true love gave to me ...

four smallish words
three ink pens
two garden gloves
and
a cottage near a small sea

*be well*
;)

on the fifth day of Christmas, my true love gave to me ...
 
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