Re: OT Thanksgiving and Christmas was Re: Thoughts on Tarsyanian verbs
|From:||Wesley Parish <wes.parish@...>|
|Date:||Tuesday, October 4, 2005, 9:32|
On Tue, 04 Oct 2005 12:24, tomhchappell wrote:
> Santa Claus came from the Dutch.
And Santa Fangs comes from the Kiwis/
- or at any rate, I told - and terrified - a little girl about Santa Fangs,
Santa Claws' evil cousin who follows him and beats up the bad children, as a
joke one Christmas. After a while her mother and I noticed she was actually
believing it, so we back-pedalled on it. (The _real_ reason Rudolf's got a
red nose isn't his partaking of Chirstmas cheer at all times whatever the
occasion, it's that one day Santa Fangs was famished and tried to make a meal
out of him. Unfortunately Santa Fangs had ridden through the Chernobyl and
Six-Mile Island radiation clouds, so Rudolf caught a bit of the radioactive
debris in his nose and it stuck there.) There's not a lot of love to be lost
between Santa Claws and Santa Fangs. And of course he's Mr Claws - how on
earth do you think he gets up and down chimneys? ;)
Later she informed her cousin about
> Tom H.C. in MI
Clinersterton beademung, with all of love - RIP James Blish
Mau e ki, he aha te mea nui?
You ask, what is the most important thing?
Maku e ki, he tangata, he tangata, he tangata.
I reply, it is people, it is people, it is people.