Sunday, December 11, 2005

A CArol Quiz...

"Here are some sesquipedalian verbosities based on Christmas carols, some sacred, some secular. Guess what carol each bit of gobbledygook refers to. Makes a great ice-breaker game for Christmas parties.
  1. Move hitherward the entire assembly of those who are loyal in their beliefs.
  2. Nocturnal time span of unbroken quietness.
  3. An emotion excited by the acquisition or expectation of good given to the terrestrial sphere.
  4. Embellish the interior passageways.
  5. Diminutive masculine master of skin-covered percussionistic cylinders.
  6. Omnipotent Supreme Being who elicits respite to ecstatic distinguished males.
  7. The first person nominative plural of a triumvirate of near eastern heads of state.
  8. Tintinnabulation of vacillating pendulums in inverted, metallic, resonant cups.
  9. In a distant location, the existence of an improvised unit of newborn children's slumber furniture.
  10. Proceed forth, declaring upon a specific geological alpine formation.
  11. Obese personification fabricated of compressed mounds of minute crystals.
  12. Jovial yuletide desired for the second person singular or plural, by us."

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Answers will be posted on Tuesday. LEt the guessing begin!


  1. 1)O come all ye faithful
    2)Silent Night
    4)Deck the halls
    5)Little Drummer Boy
    6)God rest Ye Merry Gentlemen
    7)We Three Kings
    11)Frosty the Snowman
    12)We Wish You A Merry Christmas

  2. 3)Joy to the world
    8) ?
    9) Away in a Manger
    10) Go Tell it on the Mountain

  3. 3. Joy To the World
    8. Jingle Bells

  4. 2. Silent night
    4. Deck the halls with boughs of holly
    6. God rest ye merry gentlemen
    8. Ding dong merrily on high
    12. We wish you a merry Christmas

    even ones were easier

    then the odd ones ...
    1. Come all ye faithful
    3. Joy to the world
    5. Little drummer boy
    7. We three Kings
    9. Away in a manger
    11.? Frosty the snowman

  5. oops missed 10. Go tell it on the mountain

    This was fun! Helped as I'd just fiished putting the carol service together