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How Long Can This Go On

Little Junior Parker29 Mac 2023

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One very familiar type of song is the christmas carol


Although it is perhaps a bit out of season at this time


I'm informed by my disk jockey friends of whom I have none

In order to get a song popular by christmas time

You have to start plugging it well in advance

So here goes

It has always seemed to me after all

That christmas


With its spirit of giving


Us all a wonderful opportunity each year to reflect on what

We all most sincerely and deeply believe in

I refer of course

To money

And yet none of the christmas carols

That you hear on the radio or in the street


Even attempt to capture the true spirit of christmas


As we celebrate it in the unit


That is to say the commercial spirit

So I should like to offer the following christmas carol for next year

As being perhaps a bit more appropriate


Christmas time is here

By golly

Disapproval would be folly

Deck the halls with hunks of holly


Fill the cup and don't say when

Kill the turkeys

Ducks and chickens


Mix the punch

Drag out the d**kens

Even though the prospect sickens



Here we go again

On christmas day you can't get sore

Your fellow man you must adore

There's time to rob him all the more


The other three hundred and sixty four


Sparing no expense'll

Send some useless old utensil

Or a matching pen and pencil

Just the thing I need

How nice

It doesn't matter how sincere it



Nor how heartfelt the spirit

Sentiment will not endear it


What's important is the price

Hark the herald tribune sings

Advertising wondrous things


God rest ye merry


May you make the yuletide pay

Angels we have heard on high

Tell us to go out and buy

So let the raucous sleigh bells jingle

Hail our dear old friend kris kringle

Driving his reindeer across the sky

Don't stand underneath when they fly by

Actually I did rather well myself

This last christmas


The nicest present I received was a gift certificate


Good at any hospital for a lobotomy



Rather thoughtful