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The Most Wonderful Time of the Year

It's the most wonderful time of the year
With appliances breaking
And cars that start shaking
As holidays near!
It's the most wonderful time of the year -

They'll be parties for hosting
Sweet relatives boasting
Of all the things they have acquired
There's the clothes that need sizing
The coats that need buying
And pricey things to be admired--

It's the slap-happiest season of all!
When the bank accounts bleak
And the Mastercards peak
And the creditors all start to call!

It's the most wonderful time,
Oh the most wonderful time...
It's the most wonderful time...
Of the year!


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Did I mention our dishwasher broke... and is evidently not worth fixing. *sigh* I don't know why we keep calling repairmen, that's all they ever say.

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