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Within the hagiographies (fancy word for the study of saints), St. Patrick is known as the man who, among many other valiant, if questionable, acts, rid Ireland of the dreaded snake! How a single person with nothing more than a walking stick could shoo away thousands of snakes into the Irish sea, I have no idea, but there it is. Personally, I feel it would be far easier for a man with a walking stick (and a religion) to rid an island of pagans, than it would be to…wait a second…. Could it…. Yes. You guessed it. (more…)

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Last week, I sat down with my daughter to have a heart-to-heart about Christmas. She’s nine now, and it was time to break the news. “Did you know, kid, that Christmas is actually about Jesus?” From the blank look on her face, I could tell she didn’t. “The reason people celebrate Christmas is because it’s supposed to be a celebration of Jesus’ birthday.”

“Really?” she said, “It’s not about the presents?”

“Well, they call it Christmas, after Jesus Christ.”

A fire came into her eyes. “I think we should just call it Presentmas, then.”

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Links provided by the lovely Ernski.

Elf tells mall Santa that he’s carrying dynamite.
“Santa notified mall security and Morrow police quickly arrested the 5 feet tall, 108 pound Caldwell.” Tall elf. Shorter man.

Plus: Jews Gone Wild, Christmas Trees for a cool mil., annoying people saying annoying things, fruit cake, and more!!! All after the break.

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