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Re: Happy Christmas
« Reply #15 on: December 27, 2014, 06:18:18 pm »
Yeah, I suppose you do hear that from time to time.  :)
"If having a soul means being able to feel love, loyalty, and gratitude, then animals are better off than a lot of humans."

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Re: Happy Christmas
« Reply #16 on: December 28, 2014, 03:03:37 am »
Raising merry hell is known over here as a phrase but wouldn't know who borrowed it from whom.

Merry or happy I hope you all had a lovely Christmas
Let God rise up, let his enemies be scattered;
    let those who hate him flee before him.
As smoke is driven away, so drive them away;
    as wax melts before the fire,
    let the wicked perish before God.
(Psalm 68 vv1-2)

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Re: Happy Christmas
« Reply #17 on: December 28, 2014, 07:42:41 pm »
Merry Christmas season to all!

We had a lovely, fun, busy Christmas, with 15 extra people staying with us. Lots of good food was consumed, many presents were opened (thank goodness for the living room fireplace, so we didn't get buried in wrapping paper), the piano and violin were played, and parlor games, too. And with ten-plus people on clean-up crew, it was the fastest we've ever tidied up the kitchen. Of course, paper plates helped, too.

Today we attended a baby shower, and tomorrow, a wedding. For New Year's we are going to a friends' beach house for a couple of nights. We shall all need a break after our Christmas break.

Your Christmas sounds so nice, Shiral. DH and I loved going to Santa Cruz and Monterey. Sigh, brings back memories!

Can't say I've ever heard the expression "merry hell."  Probably is southern.
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Re: Happy Christmas
« Reply #18 on: December 24, 2015, 09:03:15 pm »
And here we are again.  Over the Water it's already Christmas Day; here on the Eastern Seaboard of the USA, we've got a few hours yet before it's Christmas, but Merry/Happy Christmas, all!
"If having a soul means being able to feel love, loyalty, and gratitude, then animals are better off than a lot of humans."

James Herriot (James Alfred "Alfie" Wight), when a human client asked him if animals have souls.  (I don't remember in which book the story originally appeared.)

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Re: Happy Christmas
« Reply #19 on: December 25, 2015, 03:05:33 am »
Happy Christmas all
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Re: Happy Christmas
« Reply #20 on: December 25, 2015, 03:19:00 am »
Merry Christmas to all and to all a good night.
See you in the morning.

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Re: Happy Christmas
« Reply #21 on: December 25, 2015, 10:38:09 am »
Merry Christmas!
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Re: Happy Christmas
« Reply #22 on: December 25, 2015, 12:30:34 pm »
Hope everyone has had a good day.
Let God rise up, let his enemies be scattered;
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As smoke is driven away, so drive them away;
    as wax melts before the fire,
    let the wicked perish before God.
(Psalm 68 vv1-2)

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Re: Happy Christmas
« Reply #23 on: December 25, 2015, 01:52:28 pm »
Merry Christmas (or Happy Christmas, across the pond) to everyone. 
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