Friday, December 19, 2008

5 Overrated Christmas Carols

* The Twelve Days of Christmas
* The Little Drummer boy
* Simply Having A Wonderful Christmas Time
* Santa Baby
* All joke Christmas carols (eg. Grandma Got Run Over By A Reindeer, I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus, All I Want For Christmas, anything sung by Muppets or chipmunks, etc.)


Patrick OBrien said...

The worst Christmas song. Ever.

"What Can You Get a Wookie for Christmas (when he already owns a comb)"

Anonymous said...

Each gift in the 12 days of Christmas actually has a Biblical (?) meaning behind it. I found that on the internet of course.
Then if you take all 12 days and how many times you say that number, you get 365 gifts!

Jenn said...

I saw a "12 days of christmas" Christmas Sweater last night at the store and I thought of you. it was soooo tacky!!

Anonymous said...

Religious symbolism of The Twelve Days of Christmas (The 12 Days of Christmas)

1 True Love refers to God
2 Turtle Doves refers to the Old and New Testaments
3 French Hens refers to Faith, Hope and Charity, the Theological Virtues
4 Calling Birds refers to the Four Gospels and/or the Four Evangelists
5 Golden Rings refers to the first Five Books of the Old Testament, the "Pentateuch", which gives the history of man's fall from grace.
6 Geese A-laying refers to the six days of creation
7 Swans A-swimming refers to the seven gifts of the Holy Spirit, the seven sacraments
8 Maids A-milking refers to the eight beatitudes
9 Ladies Dancing refers to the nine Fruits of the Holy Spirit
10 Lords A-leaping refers to the ten commandments
11 Pipers Piping refers to the eleven faithful apostles
12 Drummers Drumming refers to the twelve points of doctrine in the Apostle's Creed

Ed & I thought this was interesting...