Thursday, December 25, 2008

A Little Christmas Cheer!

When four of Santa's elves got sick, the trainee elves did not

produce toys as fast as the regular ones, and Santa began to feel the

Pre-Christmas pressure.

Then Mrs Claus told Santa her Mother was coming to visit, which

stressed Santa even more.

When he went to harness the reindeer, he found that three of them

were about to give birth and two others had jumped the fence and were

out, Heaven knows where.

Then when he began to load the sleigh, one of the floorboards

cracked, the toy bag fell to the ground and all the toys were


Frustrated, Santa went in the house for a cup of apple cider and a

shot of rum. When he went to the cupboard, he discovered the elves

had drank all the cider and hidden the liquor.. In his frustration,

he accidentally dropped the cider jug, and it broke into hundreds of

little glass pieces all over the kitchen floor. He went to get the

broom and found the mice had eaten all the straw off the end of the


Just then the doorbell rang, and irritated Santa marched to the door,

yanked it open, and there stood a little angel with a great big

Christmas tree.

The angel said very cheerfully, 'Merry Christmas, Santa. Isn't this a

lovely day? I have a beautiful tree for you. Where would you like me

to stick it?'

And so began the tradition of the little angel on top of the Christmas tree.

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