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Every year since 1985 I have been writig a parody of 12 Day of Christmas based on current events of the year.
In recent years I add a spoken part which everyone seems to repeat. The are in parentheses(....)
Here is 2009 12 Days of Christmas. Enjoy'Merry, Happy

Sherry

2009 12 days Sherry Somach 2009
On the first day of Christmas, my true love gave to me…..

1 A health care controversy
2 more years of Oprah
3 auto bailouts
4 Woodstock Nation 40
5 Tweets-A-Twittering(Did you read Sarah’s tweet about death panels?)
6 Sixty bill Madoff with Bernie
7 Town Hall Meetings with guns-a toted
8 Octuplets-a-milking
9 Moonwalks for Michael
10 Trollops a-trying a tame the Tiger
11 pigs-a flying (Hey, I didn’t know swine flew)
12 drum rolls for departed icons: Teddy (Kennedy), Farrah (Fawcett), Blossom (Deary), Harry (Kalas.), Walter (Cronkite), Ed (McMahon), Patrick (Swayze), Les(Paul), Andrew
( Wyeth), Soupy (Sales), Dom (Deluise), John (Updike)

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Comment by Sherry Somach on January 15, 2010 at 10:33am
Thanks for checking it out. I do them at parties, and it is a lot of fun when everyone sings along. They actually get the days instantly...and the spoken parts.
Have no idea what I would do end of this year about Haiti. Too devastating.
Comment by Steen Krause on January 15, 2010 at 12:19am
This is very clever... I like the "swine flew" part :)
Comment by wiffledust on December 26, 2009 at 3:40pm
great, sherry!!!!

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