Christian Christmas v. Regular Christmas?

Charles Doyle cdoyle at UGA.EDU
Sun Dec 23 20:04:57 UTC 2007

Of course, the anagrammatical connection between "Santa" and "Satan" has been prominent in the discourse of the sanctified for some years.

As long as we are waxing onomastical: My wife insists that a nun who taught her during her formative years of Catholic schooling proclaimed that "Luther" is a variant pronunciation of "Lucifer."


---- Original message ----
>Date: Sun, 23 Dec 2007 08:42:23 -0800
>From: Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at YAHOO.COM>

>David wrote:
>  "Santafied and not sanctified"
>  My nominee for Phrase-of-the-Year.
>  JL

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