A little Christmas treat

I know some of you were wondering what Boy Tirrell received for Christmas. Well, my dears, here is your answer:

100_1864On the first day of Christmas, Napoleon sent to me
A death threat in bad French.

On the second day of Christmas, Napoleon sent to me
Two hand grenades
And a death threat in bad French.

On the third day of Christmas, Napoleon sent to me
Three French spies,
Two hand grenades
And a death threat in bad French.

On the fourth day of Christmas, Napoleon sent to me
Four poison vials,
Three French spies,
Two hand grenades
And a death threat in bad French.

On the fifth day of Christmas, Napoleon sent to me
Five guillotines,
Four poison vials,
Three French spies,
Two hand grenades
And a death threat in bad French.

On the sixth day of Christmas, Napoleon sent to me
Six cannon booming,
Five guillotines,
Four poison vials,
Three French spies,
Two hand grenades
And a death threat in bad French.

On the seventh day of Christmas, Napoleon sent to me
Seven sabres slashing,
Six cannon booming,
Five guillotines,
Four poison vials,
Three French spies,
Two hand grenades
And a death threat in bad French.

On the eighth day of Christmas, Napoleon sent to me
Eight squads a-firing,
Seven sabres slashing,
Six cannon booming,
Five guillotines,
Four poison vials,
Three French spies,
Two hand grenades
And a death threat in bad French.

On the ninth day of Christmas, Napoleon sent to me
Nine knives a-flying,
Eight squads a-firing,
Seven sabres slashing,
Six cannon booming,
Five guillotines,
Four poison vials,
Three French spies,
Two hand grenades
And a death threat in bad French.

On the tenth day of Christmas, Napoleon sent to me
Ten thugs a-thumping,
Nine knives a-flying,
Eight squads a-firing,
Seven sabres slashing,
Six cannon booming,
Five guillotines,
Four poison vials,
Three French spies,
Two hand grenades
And a death threat in bad French.

On the eleventh day of Christmas, Napoleon sent to me
Eleven columns marching,
Ten thugs a-thumping,
Nine knives a-flying,
Eight squads a-firing,
Seven sabres slashing,
Six cannon booming,
Five guillotines,
Four poison vials,
Three French spies,
Two hand grenades
And a death threat in bad French.

100_1871On the twelfth day of Christmas, Napoleon sent to me
Twelve hired assassins,
Eleven columns marching,
Ten thugs a-thumping,
Nine knives a-flying,
Eight squads a-firing,
Seven sabres slashing,
Six cannon booming,
Five guillotines,
Four poison vials,
Three French spies,
Two hand grenades
And a death threat in bad French.

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6 comments on “A little Christmas treat

  1. Now this is a real hoot! Very clever, and, as Boy might say, ‘Spot on!’

  2. M M Bennetts says:

    Very glad you approve. Though I must confess, the younger members of the family contributed mightily…and then fell about laughing as they did so. (It’s a marvellous thing the way youth appreciate their own humour…)

  3. rappleyea says:

    Classic! I love it!! All the best in 2013 to you, M.M.

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