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luvanddaisies

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quote:
Originally posted by Ariel:


quote:
Originally posted by luvanddaisies:
Imagine my smiling little face when I opened an email from w*rk today, to find that December 12th is Festive-Wear Day, when we are 'encouraged' to come to w*rk wearing something 'festive', like a Christmas jumper, or reindeer antlers, or a full-on Christmas outfit, so that London can see how christmassy and festive we are.

I've just realized, of course 12 December is Christmas Jumper Day, when people are encouraged to wear a jumper with a Christmas theme and donate money to charity. The "donate money to charity" bit sometimes seems to get a bit lost in the general competitiveness of who's got the most themey of themed sweaters.
Ah, that makes it better - there'll be a donations jar at w*rk, apparently, where anyone can pay a 'fine' (for not wearing uniform) of at least a pound. I shall put something into the jar my next shift after it, with grateful thanks for my rota's deliverance of me from fancy-dress or Christmas jumpers.
(no excuse to buy this one , with its "fun reindeer conga-line". That's not how I know the conga... [Disappointed]

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deano
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Oh fuck me! It looks like I came back just in time.

Grow a pair people!

WE know what Christmas is, and on Christmas Eve WE will know what the manger means.

WE will know, on Christmas Day, that today is the day that God became man.

If others choose to shop or send Christmas cards with exasperated looking santas on, or call it winterval, who fucking cares? WE know the difference!

On Christmas Eve I will be at midnight mass. On Christmas day I will say my prayers to God and Christ, and the Holy Spirit, and the Father. On the Sunday after Christmas I will be the Crucifier in our Eucharist Service.

Whatever the rest choose to do is irrelevant and not worth getting worked up about.

Except for the shopping. I have shares in Marks and Spencer and Amazon so do lots of that! I need lots of 'olidays next year! I'm thinking of a cruise.

[ 04. December 2014, 21:32: Message edited by: deano ]

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Doc Tor
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Sipech

My, that's a large sig. Are you compensating for something? Regulations stipulate no more than 4 lines, and yours is rather engorged. Tumescent, almost.

Doc Tor
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Athrawes
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There is something seriously wrong with the radio blaring out, "Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow" when you've had a week of 38 deg and there is a massive thunder storm predicted. We have some lovely carols in this end of the world, but you never hear them. All we get is Winter Wonderland, Jingle Bells etc.

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marzipan
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The 'winter songs when it's sunny' thing does seem really weird, Athrawes. Surely there's enough songs that don't directly reference the weather for them to play! (Or maybe not, I've never bothered counting)

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comet

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Want Christmas Hell? Try shacking up with a primary school music teacher. The only thing worse than Sleigh Ride is Sleigh Ride played on a ukelele.

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Kelly Alves

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quote:
Originally posted by Sipech:
quote:
Originally posted by no prophet's flag is set so...:
Is this because no one likes you and no-one gives you presents? or egg nog? Are you a loser?

Yes. And?
Ahem.

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balaam

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quote:
Originally posted by comet:
Want Christmas Hell? Try shacking up with a primary school music teacher. The only thing worse than Sleigh Ride is Sleigh Ride played on a ukelele.

Thanks, comet. I must learn that.

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Moo

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quote:
Originally posted by luvanddaisies:
I shall put something into the jar my next shift after it, with grateful thanks for my rota's deliverance of me from fancy-dress or Christmas jumpers.
(no excuse to buy this one , with its "fun reindeer conga-line". That's not how I know the conga... [Disappointed]

That's a conga line? It looks like something else.

Moo

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Alan Cresswell

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quote:
Originally posted by Baptist Trainfan:
Ah, but that's not real shopping!

That's because real shopping requires a Scotsman?

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Albertus
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quote:
Originally posted by comet:
Want Christmas Hell? Try shacking up with a primary school music teacher. The only thing worse than Sleigh Ride is Sleigh Ride played on a ukelele.

Sleigh Ride played by an orchestra of ukeleles , on the other hand...
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Reindeer conga-line??? [Killing me]

Anyone else old enough to remember 2 memorable 1960s/70s T-shirts: one entitled Makin' Bacon featured copulating pigs and the other, 'Fly United' mating swans.

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Sioni Sais
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quote:
Originally posted by L'organist:
Reindeer conga-line??? [Killing me]

Anyone else old enough to remember 2 memorable 1960s/70s T-shirts: one entitled Makin' Bacon featured copulating pigs and the other, 'Fly United' mating swans.

Guilty as charged. ISTR frogs playing 'leapfrog' too.

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mousethief

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quote:
Originally posted by Athrawes:
There is something seriously wrong with the radio blaring out, "Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow" when you've had a week of 38 deg and there is a massive thunder storm predicted. We have some lovely carols in this end of the world, but you never hear them. All we get is Winter Wonderland, Jingle Bells etc.

As I understand it, Mel Torme and the other guy (whose name I never recall) wrote The Christmas Song ("Chestnuts roasting on an open fire...") because it was summer in Brooklyn and they were sweltering, and they thought that by writing a Christmas song they'd feel cooler. Alas it didn't work and now we have their #@*($@ song to suffer through every half hour anytime we're in a public place (mall, gas/petrol station, grocery store, brothel, etc.).

quote:
Originally posted by Ariel:
Aggressive secular/atheist types who tell you in no uncertain terms religion is a load of bollocks, Jesus was a twat, and the whole thing is bilge, and express contempt for the imagery used in carols, cards, etc etc, but insist on their right to celebrate Christmas. Wtf are you celebrating, exactly? The getting of gifts?

Meh. If they're that obnoxious (and I've met the type), THAT is the problem, not their celebrating a chance to be with family and get pressies. Who wouldn't want to celebrate that? Extreme hermit types maybe, although they still might enjoy getting pressies in the mail.

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quote:
Originally posted by Pigwidgeon:
quote:
Originally posted by Adeodatus:
quote:
Originally posted by Sipech:
... your liturgical arse! ...

Oh great. Now I have a grotesque image stuck in my head of spending the next three weeks with a purple arse.
Shouldn't it be rose for the third Sunday?
Hey, there are only so many coats of paint an arse can take. Actually, it's not so much the paint as the sandpapering between coats.

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Sipech
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quote:
Originally posted by Kelly Alves:
quote:
Originally posted by Sipech:
quote:
Originally posted by no prophet's flag is set so...:
Is this because no one likes you and no-one gives you presents? or egg nog? Are you a loser?

Yes. And?
Ahem.
Link doesn't work. Bit careless with the old axe are we bunnykins?

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Kelly Alves

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Maybe. Can you come a little closer and look it over for me?

Closer.

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I cannot expect people to believe “
Jesus loves me, this I know” of they don’t believe “Kelly loves me, this I know.”
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Doc Tor
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quote:
Originally posted by Sipech:
Link doesn't work. Bit careless with the old axe are we bunnykins?

First the good news. You've corrected your sig to the authorised sized. Now the bad news. Either your computer is a pile of shit, or the person operating it is too stupid to breathe. The link works just fine.

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Matt Black

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Until all my Christmas cards are sent and all the presents bought and wrapped in readiness, I find the whole thing stressful and wince inwardly whenever I hear Christmas music played. I'm pacing myself with buying one present per day to cope.

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Kelly Alves

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Looks like it's gonna be another year when everyone gets gifts from the dollar store. I hate that so much. [Frown]

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I cannot expect people to believe “
Jesus loves me, this I know” of they don’t believe “Kelly loves me, this I know.”
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Kelly Alves

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( Basically this. )

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I cannot expect people to believe “
Jesus loves me, this I know” of they don’t believe “Kelly loves me, this I know.”
Kelly Alves, somewhere around 2003.

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mdijon
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One of my best ever Christmas presents was a whisky miniature. It looked cheap, but it had what I needed in it to get over a particular moment in the kitchen later in the day. Cheap doesn't preclude appreciated.

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Kelly Alves

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[Yipee] [Yipee] Hooray! Whiskey for all the kids!

Yeah, I know it's the thought that counts, and Chistmas is about the heart and not the presents, and the Gift of the Maji, and blahdiblahdiflippingblah, but there is a difference between "chesp" and " shit you had to scrape out of the Dollar Store."

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I cannot expect people to believe “
Jesus loves me, this I know” of they don’t believe “Kelly loves me, this I know.”
Kelly Alves, somewhere around 2003.

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Pigwidgeon

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quote:
Originally posted by Kelly Alves:
[Yipee] [Yipee] Hooray! Whiskey for all the kids!

They make wonderful stocking stuffers.
[Big Grin]

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Lamb Chopped
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Kids or whiskey?


[Two face]

In any case, if you're really skint, you can sometimes make a totally bad-for-you sweet and package it individually. Or give coupons, i.e. I will let you off piano practice / drive you to your girlfriend's house / tell you how awesome your toilet paper origami is [Devil] . Of course, I never made coupons like this, nosireee.

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Kelly Alves

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Oh, the coupon thing. i've done the coupon thing. The kids give me pitying smiles, thank me profusely, and fire up the new game on the Wii. And never cash the things in. [Frown]

I know I have a crappy attitude, but That's What Hell is For.

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I cannot expect people to believe “
Jesus loves me, this I know” of they don’t believe “Kelly loves me, this I know.”
Kelly Alves, somewhere around 2003.

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Lamb Chopped
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Hmmmmmm.....

Could rev the coupons up, maybe.

"I will rescue your sorry ass when you've been out drinking way too late and you need someone to sneak you in the house."

"I will rip strips off of you for being an idiot but I will allow X to believe you were behaving yourself in my company the next time you do Y."

"I will refrain from asking obvious but embarrassing questions the next time I catch you in a compromising situation."

and so forth.

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Er, this is what I've been up to (book).
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Kelly Alves

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Hm... Your reference to toilet paper origami brings out the devil in me, though... [Big Grin]

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I cannot expect people to believe “
Jesus loves me, this I know” of they don’t believe “Kelly loves me, this I know.”
Kelly Alves, somewhere around 2003.

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Stercus Tauri
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I won't enter a shopping mall for the month of December (or most other months) any more, so I'm spared a lot of the gut-churning quasi-Christmas music, the fear of being trampled to death, and the inevitable dent in the car from someone else's door. My particular irritation is the newspaper headlines. using only the Glasgow Herald as a source. We have, for example:

- Festive railway engineering works
- Festive bug outbreak
- Festive road casualties
- Festive strike action
- Festive job cuts
- Festive warning over lorry driver shortage

I send them a grumpy letter about it every year, but it doesn't help.

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I'm just trying to imagine how one would write a letter about a driver shortage that was a truly festive letter: Merry Christmas! We don't have enough people to drive the trucks. 'Tis the season to be jolly, but our customers won't be jolly if we don't get them what they bought.

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Pigwidgeon

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quote:
Originally posted by Stercus Tauri:
My particular irritation is the newspaper headlines. using only the Glasgow Herald as a source. We have, for example:

- Festive railway engineering works
- Festive bug outbreak
- Festive road casualties
- Festive strike action
- Festive job cuts
- Festive warning over lorry driver shortage

I send them a grumpy letter about it every year, but it doesn't help.

I thought Edinburgh was the Festival City?

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orfeo

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quote:
Originally posted by Stercus Tauri:
I send them a grumpy letter about it every year, but it doesn't help.

I'm sure the arrival of your letter is now seen as a traditional part of the festivities.

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The only thing that could make it worse is if Tori Amos recorded a Christmas album that featured songs about those topics. [Snigger]

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orfeo

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I take it this isn't sufficient, then?

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Alan Cresswell

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But, which song is about grumpy letters to the papers?

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Socratic-enigma
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quote:
Originally posted by mousethief:
[Overused] Although in some ways it's better than Gordon Cheng's old annual screed about the evils of Lent.

I suspect Gordo has a program which trawls the net looking for mentions of his name...

Congrats MT, you'll have given him a smile for Christmas [Smile]

S-E

Gordo - Gone... but never forgotten.

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Uncle Pete

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quote:
Originally posted by orfeo:
I take it this isn't sufficient, then?

Coffee cost three dollars? Not around here $1,50 is average. Haven't a clue what *$$$$$$$ costs = but then one could debate whether that is actually coffee.

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orfeo

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Originally posted by Socratic-enigma:
I suspect Gordo has a program which trawls the net looking for mentions of his name...

The inspiration for Voldemort?

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bib
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I hate all the stores getting on a pseudo charity push. They all want you to come and buy yet another fluffy toy for some little boy/girl who has none and put it under the tree at the front of the store. The businesses can then pat themselves on the back and feel good for another 12 months. And they rake in more money by the toy sales. Trouble is, the needy children don't need fluffy toys; they need food, housing, health care, education, clothes and love. And it is needed all year, not just in December. Bah, humbug!! [Mad]

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Originally posted by Socratic-enigma:
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Originally posted by mousethief:
[Overused] Although in some ways it's better than Gordon Cheng's old annual screed about the evils of Lent.

I suspect Gordo has a program which trawls the net looking for mentions of his name...

Congrats MT, you'll have given him a smile for Christmas [Smile]

If being despised makes him feel loved, well then it's my pleasure.

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Karl: Liberal Backslider
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Originally posted by Adeodatus:
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Originally posted by Pigwidgeon:
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Originally posted by Sipech:
... your liturgical arse! ...

Oh great. Now I have a grotesque image stuck in my head of spending the next three weeks with a purple arse.
Shouldn't it be rose for the third Sunday?
Hey, there are only so many coats of paint an arse can take. Actually, it's not so much the paint as the sandpapering between coats.
Freedom and Song is that way -->

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Kelly Alves

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Everyone has a blistering case of the Christmas Crotcheties lately. Memo to everyone-- yes, that means you--- drink a cup of egg nog and chill the fuck out.

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Sioni Sais
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Whoever had the idea of serving hot chocolate cold should be strung up, with the bells, baubles and tinsel.

Suitably illuminated, of course.

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Alan Cresswell

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I've a bottle of that in my fridge. Labelled "Chocolate flavoured milk".

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Kelly Alves

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Exactly. What brand of stupid is "cold hot chocolate"? (And yes, I have heard about it before, and no, I don't want to hear anyone explain what it is. Alan is right, is what it is.)

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Anselmina
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Originally posted by Kelly Alves:
Everyone has a blistering case of the Christmas Crotcheties lately. Memo to everyone-- yes, that means you--- drink a cup of egg nog and chill the fuck out.

Egg nog. Does it taste as dubiously vile as it sounds?

Red wine. Lots and lots of decent red wine. Or good sherry. Or a decent port. Or a nice amontillado. Or a husky single malt. Or a high alcohol volume mulled wine. Or....

okay, you get the picture [Big Grin] .

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Originally posted by Anselmina:
Egg nog. Does it taste as dubiously vile as it sounds?

Hmmm...it's been a long time since I had any; and it was probably the kind you get in a carton from the dairy aisle, without any alcohol. But I think it was kind of like liquid dessert custard, with nutmeg.

IIRC, it wasn't awful, but might be better made from scratch.

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RuthW

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Home-made, and with a suitably large slug of bourbon added (I can't stand rum), egg nog is wonderful.
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Kelly Alves

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I thought it was brandy.

Anyway, Anslemina, it's booze-- that's all you need to know.

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mousethief

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Originally posted by Golden Key:
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Originally posted by Anselmina:
Egg nog. Does it taste as dubiously vile as it sounds?

Hmmm...it's been a long time since I had any; and it was probably the kind you get in a carton from the dairy aisle, without any alcohol. But I think it was kind of like liquid dessert custard, with nutmeg.

IIRC, it wasn't awful, but might be better made from scratch.

It's awfully sweet. The booze tones down the cloyingness of the dairy product and makes it drinkable.

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