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Twelve Days of Christmas Meme

December 4th, 2008 (08:40 am)

From almost everybody...

On the twelfth day of Christmas, parrot_knight sent to me...
Twelve tories drumming
Eleven politics piping
Ten oudws a-leaping
Nine roads dancing
Eight whigs a-milking
Seven dogs a-learning
Six samoyeds a-blogging
Five fa-a-a-anzines
Four non-chic geeks
Three arthurian legends
Two humanities-geek things
...and a chocolate in an oxford university.
Get your own Twelve Days:

ETA: And the New Year's Resolutions.
In 2008, parrot_knight resolves to...
Find a better oxfordshire.
Buy new politics.
Take evening classes in woodstock.
Tell my family about roads.
Go blogging three times a week.
Put fifty arthurian legends a month into my savings account.
Get your own New Year's Resolutions:


Posted by: wellinghall (wellinghall)
Posted at: December 4th, 2008 08:42 am (UTC)

I like number six :-)

Posted by: parrot_knight (parrot_knight)
Posted at: December 4th, 2008 08:47 am (UTC)
Kirkcudbright Samoyed

I could believe it, too...

Posted by: louisedennis (louisedennis)
Posted at: December 4th, 2008 11:13 am (UTC)

I am concerned that your family do not know about roads :-)

Posted by: parrot_knight (parrot_knight)
Posted at: December 4th, 2008 07:50 pm (UTC)

They do... my father bought me my first road atlas for Christmas in 1978!

Posted by: daniel_saunders (daniel_saunders)
Posted at: December 4th, 2008 03:14 pm (UTC)

Worryingly, most of my resolutions actually make a sort of sense:

In 2008, daniel_saunders resolves to...
Spend less time on solipsism.
Buy new politics.
Get back in contact with some old marx brothers.
Cut down on my questioning.
Apply for a new solitude.
Take evening classes in israel.
Get your own New Year's Resolutions:

I probably should spend less time on solipsism and cut down my questioning, although I don't think I need new solitude. Taking evening classes in Israel seems a trifle expensive, though, and I'm not quite sure how to get in contact with the Marx Brothers, given how long they've been dead.

The meme seems to like suggesting people buy new politics, possibly a hint that the meme author despairs of the current political climate.

Posted by: parrot_knight (parrot_knight)
Posted at: December 4th, 2008 07:53 pm (UTC)

There are probably other old Marx brothers around, but they might be startled by the attention...