*-And Now We Sing-*
Oh Karen Our Fair Leader,
Birthday Cake We Gotta Feed Her...
How Old Are You? No One Knows,
LETS PIN YOU DOWN AND GREASE YOUR NOSE!
Although You're Filled With Lots Of Charm
WE'LL RAISE OUR FISTS, AND SOCK YOUR ARMS!
* * *
I know, I know. A cruel little song
but apparently it's Canadian Tradition!
I KID YOU NOT! READ BELOW!
* * *
In Canada, the birthday boy or girl is ambushed
and their nose is greased by butter or margarine.
It is believed that the greased nose makes the birthday child
too slippery that bad luck canít catch them.
This tradition is presumed to have origination from Scottish culture.
In some parts like Quebec, the birthday boy or girl
receives the punches equal to the number of their ages
plus one for good luck.
(?YOU DON'T BELIEVE ME?)
Uploaded on 6/4/2009 10:06:53 PM
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