Weird-News: Santa Quits Smoking

arniejoltarniejolt Weird-Huey Lewis
edited October 2012 in Less Rokk More Talk
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Santa Claus is taking a step towards bettering his health and is putting his pipe away.

At least that's what publisher Grafton and Scratch have suggested after releasing a new edited version of "'Twas the Night Before Christmas."

In the classic story Moore spoke of Santa with the "stump of a pipe he held tight in his teeth/And the smoke it encircled his head like a wreath."

Well not any more. Santa has gone smokeless after author and former smoker Pamela McColl, spent $200,000 to delete that verse in her self-published version.

The rest of the article at The Examiner:

How does this make you feel?


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