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Can You Bear It?

It is said that if the Three Wise Men had been Three Wise Women, they would have cleaned the stable, delivered the baby and brought practical presents (‘treasures’).


There was a fuss after Midnight Mass when baby Jesus went missing from the crib. He was found in a barrow wheeled by a small boy who explained “I asked baby Jesus for a wheelbarrow for Christmas, and promised him the first ride if I got it”

What do reindeer say before telling you a joke ?
This one will sleigh you !

Why is a reindeer like a gossip ?
Because they are both tail bearers !

Why do reindeer wear fur coats ?
Because they would look silly in plastic macs !

How do you make a slow reindeer fast ?
Don't feed it !

Why did the reindeer wear black boots ?
Because his brown ones were all muddy !

How long should a reindeer's legs be ?
Just long enough to reach the ground !

Why did the reindeer wear sunglasses at the beach ?
Because he didn't want to be recognised !

Which reindeer have the shortest legs ?
The smallest ones !

Where do you find reindeer ?
It depends on where you leave them !

What do reindeer have that no other animals have ?
Baby reindeer !


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