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Christmas

If Jesus had foreseen the stress and expense his birthday was going to cause he might not have been born Lips are sealed
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Maybe it was foreseen, and the first thing that everyone said when he was born was "Oh Jesus !", and the name stuck.  Cheesy
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I blame the "wise men"..... They started all this Christmas Prezzy stuff.....
Gold, Frankinsence, and Myrhh?  too expensive for most "ordinary folk"... so the ordinary folk use their credit cards ....
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the wise men were all Jewish and its long been held that Christmas credit was a Jewish conspiracy to control the masses regardless of what religion they claimed to follow .......

lets totally ignore the reality that the fable was written to encompass the all father feast and tradition of gifts being given to each member of the village ......
just because your paranoid doesn't mean they aren't out to get you
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C'mon if we hadn't adopted Saturnalia and changed the name you would have been blameing Saturn  Grin
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Or for the Germanic peoples there was Yule
Everybody has a winter festival eating drinking and giving presents don't blame Jesus!
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Gold, Frankinsence, and Myrhh?  too expensive for most "ordinary folk"

...fairly sure you can get them on "3 for the price of 2" at Boots  Tongue
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there is no Jesus its all a lie
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WHAT!!
Next you'll be telling us there's no Father Christmas or a Tooth Fairy Roll eyes
Let's see your evidence...quotes etc.
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Sorry, the evidence cannot be produced as the government department that was redacting large parts of it for security reasons has either shredded it or lost it, no official is quite sure.
A commission of enquiry is to be set up, but so far nobody has been brave enough to agree to chair the committee.
The only evidence that has been located are copies of "Miracle on 49th Street" but with the sad demise of Richard Attenborogh the central witness is not available.
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I want to know if the three old visitors were given identity wrist bands before they were allowed to visit the baby in the hay rack?
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Christmas would not exist if they had crucified the right man !
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That was Easter..... dumbo    Cheesy
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And a Happy Chanukah to all PN jewish customers