Christian Christmas v. Regular Christmas?

Dan Goodman dsgood at IPHOUSE.COM
Sat Dec 22 17:56:29 UTC 2007

Doug Harris wrote:
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> Poster:       Doug Harris <cats22 at FRONTIERNET.NET>
> Subject:      Re: Christian Christmas v. Regular Christmas?
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> And this from one of my favorite lists (Overheard in NY -- Best Weekly
> Quotes):
> Can We Get a Tree and Go Crypto?
> Girl: Oh, look how pretty they are! Can we pleeease get a Christmas tree? A
> little one?
> Guy: Uh, no.
> Girl: Well, why not?
> Guy: Because we're Jewish.
> --Astor Pl & Lafayette
> Overheard by: Couple passing by

Surely they could get a Hannukah bush?

Dan Goodman
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