Tuesday, 25 December 2007

Seasons Greetings

i. From us ("the wishor") to you ("the wishee")

ii. Please accept without obligation, implied or implicit, our best wishes for an environmentally conscious, socially responsible, politically correct, low stress, non-addictive, gender neutral, celebration of the summer, or as the case may be winter, solstice holiday, practised within the most enjoyable traditions of the religious persuasion of your choice, or secular practices of your choice, with respect for the religious/secular persuasions and/or traditions of others, or their not to practice religious or secular traditions at all ...

iii. .. and a financially successful, personally fulfilling and medically uncomplicated recognition of the onset of the generally accepted calendar year 2008, but with due respect for the calendars of choice of other cultures or sects, and having regard to the race, creed, colour, age, physical ability, religious faith, choice of computer platform or sexual preference of the wishee.

iv. By accepting this greeting you are bound by these terms that:-

v. This greeting is subject to further clarification or withdrawal. This greeting is freely transferable provided that no alteration will be made to the original greeting and that the proprietary rights of the wishor are acknowledged.

vi. This greeting implies no promise by the wishor to actually implement any of the wishes.

vii. This greeting may not be enforceable in certain jurisdictions and/or the restrictions herein may not be binding upon certain wishees in certain jurisdictions and is revocable at the sole discretion of the wishor.

viii. This greeting is warranted to perform as reasonably may be expected within the usual application of good tidings, for a period of one year or until the issuance of a subsequent holiday greeting, whichever comes first.

ix. The wishor warrants this greeting only for the limited replacement of this wish or issuance of a new wish at the sole discretion of the wishor

x. Any references in this greeting to "the Lord", "Father Christmas", "Our Saviour", "Rudolph the red nosed reindeer" or any other festive figures, whether actual or fictitious, dead or alive, shall not imply any endorsement by or from them in respect of this greeting, and all proprietary rights in any referenced third party names and images are hereby acknowledged.

xi. This greeting is made under English Law.

I don't know the author of this. I found it tucked away on some zip discs I have been sorting.


  1. Merry Christmas, Lee! Legal or not!

  2. I didn't think you the lawyer type. :D
    Merry Christmas!!!

  3. Just make it simple.."Merry Christmas and Happy New Year" sounds good enough. Who wants to hear the English law anyway..

  4. Gee... whoever drafted this greeting must have a lot of time on their hands....

    Merry Christmas and may you have a prosperous new year!!

  5. hee hee! very fun! happy happy joy joy! all the best for 2008!

  6. MX OM

    I have waited years to put that to air again.


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