partridge in a pear tree love

partridge in a pear tree

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  • There's always this...

    December 23, 2007

  • I'm sure those lords a-leaping must get pretty tired, and tiresome, after a while. But then, maybe there's nothing else for a lord to do.

    December 22, 2007

  • Do the calling birds come with phones or without?

    December 22, 2007

  • Yes, that's been my assumption also. You actually get 12 partridges and 12 pear trees. Well... if you have a true love.

    And if he's insane. I mean, who's gonna pay for all the birdseed, for one thing? And how about the 40 maids a-milking? And who's gonna feed whatever it is they're milking? And who's gonna feed 12 drummers and 22 pipers? (to say nothing of the racket.) Some true love.

    On the other hand, 40 golden rings ain't so bad. There's always eBay.

    December 22, 2007

  • So you're assuming that by Three Kings Day, the lucky bastard will have collected a dozen partridges, two dozen turtledoves, three dozen French hens, etc.?

    edit: should be 22 turtledoves, and 30 French hens, etc.

    December 22, 2007

  • You have too much time on your hands!

    December 22, 2007

  • If you count up the presents given on the Twelve Days of Christmas you reach a total of 364 (one for every day of the year but one)!

    December 22, 2007