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Thursday, December 24, 2009
By Paul Caron
Check out the original and legal versions of the classic poem, 'Twas the Night Before Christmas [click on chart to enlarge]:
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Thanks for the chuckle. And a very Merry Christmas to the Tax Prof.
Posted by: GM | Dec 25, 2009 3:32:19 AM
As my wife likes to say, "Somebody had way too much time on their hands."
Posted by: Ryan | Dec 25, 2009 2:12:35 PM
that was funny...may I reproduce this on my blog?
Posted by: Rich Vail | Dec 25, 2009 2:23:30 PM
Thanks for the Christmas morning guffaws!
Peggy and all within earshot!
Posted by: Peggy Casserly | Dec 25, 2009 3:03:17 PM
Very, very funny. Good on you.
Posted by: BigDoug | Dec 25, 2009 3:21:57 PM
Thanks for the laugh, and food for thought! ;-D
Posted by: Kiril The Mad_Macedonian | Dec 25, 2009 3:29:05 PM
That was funny! This too has been making the email rounds this year:
"To All My Liberal Friends:
Please accept with no obligation, implied or explicit, my best wishes for an environmentally conscious, socially responsible, low-stress, non-addictive, gender-neutral celebration of the winter solstice holiday, practiced within the most enjoyable traditions of the religious persuasion of your choice, or secular practices of your choice, with respect for the religious/secular persuasion and/or traditions of others, or their choice not to practice religious or secular traditions at all. I also wish you a fiscally successful, personally fulfilling and medically uncomplicated recognition of the onset of the generally accepted calendar year 2010, but not without due respect for the calendars of choice of other cultures whose contributions to society have helped make America great. Not to imply that America is necessarily greater than any other country nor the only America in the Western Hemisphere. Also, this wish is made without regard to the race, creed, color, age, physical ability, religious faith or sexual preference of the wishee.
To All My Conservative Friends:
MERRY CHRISTMAS AND A HAPPY NEW YEAR!"
There's an element of truth to that... which is what makes it funny.
Posted by: Hucbald | Dec 25, 2009 5:12:11 PM
Thank goodness Moore wasn't a lawyer! :-D
Merry Christmas, TaxProf. Thanks for the laugh.
Posted by: Barbara Skolaut | Dec 25, 2009 6:31:30 PM
When you have to assert that something is funny, odds are that it isn't... which isn't surprising in your case (you think the notable lack of any famous conservative comedians is a coincidence? i think not).
A statistically speaking better educated, higher IQ, wealthier, healthier, liberal.
Posted by: G Man | Dec 29, 2009 8:54:47 AM
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