Fa la la la la


You’ve now been hearing them for days if not weeks…in every
grocery store, doctor’s office and gas station. Heck, if you’re like most of the people I know, you’ve heard them all
your life. And whether you love or hate
them, you probably think you know them inside and out.

Well, fellow geeky wordsmiths, here’s your chance to test that
knowledge once and for all. All of the
following entries are alternate titles for well-known Christmas Carols.

If you find yourself
stumped, or simply want to gloat, I’ve included a link to the answer page.

1. Quadruped with crimson proboscis

2. 5 p.m. to 6 a.m. without

 Miniscule hamlet in the
far east

 Ancient benevolent despot

 Adorn the vestibule

 Exuberance directed to the

7. Listen, aerial spirits

8. Monarchial trio 

9. Yonder in the haystack

10. Assemble, everyone who

11. Hallowed post meridian

12. Fantasies of a colorless
December 25th

13. Tin

14. A dozen 24-hour yule periods

15. Befell during the
transparent bewitching hour

16. Homo sapien of
crystallized vapor

17. I merely desire a pair of

18. I spied my maternal parent
osculating a fat man in red

19. Perambulating through a
December solstice fantasy

20. Aloft on the acme of the


15 – 20 Correct — You don’t need any
Yuletide spirit!

10 – 14 Correct — You could use
something in your stocking!

5 – 9 Correct — Are you sure you
have the right holiday?

1 – 4 Correct — Surely you jest!?!


(If you have to know
the answers!!!!!!)


Oh, and all you fellow mommy bloggers out there…here’s a
little something for the kiddoes.


4 thoughts on “Fa la la la la

  1. Well, I have probably sung every Christmas song written in English (and a few in other languages; Feliz Navidad, Stille Nacht, for example). In spite of that I only got 16 right. It was fun, though. Imagine that I missed O, Little Town of Bethlehem!

  2. I got the same number correct that you did.
    I missed Good King What’sHisAss.
    I mean Worcestershire.
    I mean…well I give up!
    And a few others.

    According to the chart, though, we’re doing O.K. in the zealous holiday mouth-foaming department.

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