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Is Santa Claus real? Yes and No


Is Santa Claus real?


Yes, historic Santa Claus, i.e. St. Nicholas, bishop of Myra, Turkey, is real figure. He lived in 4 AD century. 50 more words

St. Claus/ St. Nicholas/ Sinterklaas

Is Santa Claus a lie? No


Is Santa Claus a lie?


No. Santa Claus is a fictional literary work of art, a poem, by Clement Clark Moore in 1822. 114 more words

St. Claus/ St. Nicholas/ Sinterklaas

The Student’s Tale (or ‘Twas the Night Before Finals – Redux)

‘Twas the night before finals and all through the U,
Every student was stressing from not having a clue.

In dorm rooms and stacks we drank coffee galore, 178 more words


Love My Allusions!

I love allusions.  They create a strong connection between reader and writer, not to mention reader and reader.  We’ve read the same books! We’ve seen the same movie! 180 more words


The Night After Christmas

On this day after Christmas, I can’t resist highlighting “The Night After Christmas,” a popular parody of a popular poem.

There are some poems in the American canon (“The Song of Hiawatha” is one) that are just ripe for parody. 717 more words

A Visit From St. Nicholas

The Night Before Christmas

A reading of A Visit from St. Nicholas by Clement Clarke Moore seemed particularly appropriate this Christmas Eve.  I hope you all have a wonderful holiday. 27 more words