Wednesday, December 17, 2003

On the First Day of Xmas

Mutterings continued.

I wrote this last year and inflicted it on the staff at work. Now it's your turn.

On the first day of Christmas
A keeper gave to me
A Flying Fox in a fake tree

On the second day of Christmas
A keeper gave to me
Two Swampy turtles
And a Flying Fox in a fake tree

On the third day of Christmas
A keeper gave to me
Three Thorny Devils
Two Swampy turtles
And a Flying Fox in a fake tree

On the fourth day of Christmas
A keeper gave to me
Four Francois monkeys
Three Thorny Devils
Two Swampy turtles
And a Flying Fox in a fake tree

On the fifth day of Christmas
A keeper gave to me
Five Fresh…water….crocs…..
Four Francois monkeys
Three Thorny Devils
Two Swampy turtles
And a Flying Fox in a fake tree

On the sixth day of Christmas
A keeper gave to me
Thiix Thpur-thighed tortoithe
Five Fresh….water….crocs…..
Four Francois monkeys
Three Thorny Devils
Two Swampy turtles
And a Flying Fox in a fake tree

On the Seventh day of Christmas
A keeper gave to me
Seven Silvery gibbon
Thix Thpur-thighed tortoithe
Five Fresh….water….crocs…..
Four Francois monkeys
Three Thorny Devils
Two Swampy turtles
And a Flying Fox in a fake tree


On the eight day of Christmas
A keeper gave to me
Eight Eclectus parrots
Seven Silvery gibbons
Thix Thpur-thighed tortoithe
Five Fresh….water….crocs…..
Four Francois monkeys
Three Thorny Devils
Two Swampy turtles
And a Flying Fox in a fake tree

On the ninth day of Christmas
A keeper gave to me
Nine Noisy Scrub birds
Eight Eclectus parrots
Seven Silvery gibbons
Thix Thpur-thighed tortoithe
Five Fresh….water….crocs…..
Four Francois monkeys
Three Thorny Devils
Two Swampy turtles
And a Flying Fox in a fake tree

On the tenth day of Christmas
A keeper gave to me
Ten Tassie Devils
Nine Noisy Scrub birds
Eight Eclectus parrots
Seven Silvery gibbons
Thix Thpur-thighed tortoithe
Five Fresh….water….crocs…..
Four Francois monkeys
Three Thorny Devils
Two Swampy turtles
And a Flying Fox in a fake tree

On the eleventh day of Christmas
A keeper gave to me
Eleven Eight-lined Grunters
Ten Tassie Devils
Nine Noisy Scrub birds
Eight Eclectus parrots
Seven Silvery gibbons
Thix Thpur-thighed tortoithe
Five Fresh….water….crocs…..
Four Francois monkeys
Three Thorny Devils
Two Swampy turtles
And a Flying Fox in a fake tree

On the twelfth day of Christmas
A keeper gave to me
Twelve Tyler’s Tree Frogs…….


…and it was at this point that officers from CALM and AQIS arrived to have a few quiet words.





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