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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? ;) Wesley Parish 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.