On the first day of FE Christmas...

24th December 2004 at 00:00
The following was found in the dusty, ancient, previously unexplored

dungeons of Sutton Coldfield college by Graham Jones

On the first day of Christmas my masters gave to me

a cash target in a fair fee.

On the second day of Christmas my masters gave to me

two token CoVEs

and a cash target in a fair fee.

On the third day of Christmas my masters gave to me

three freebie pens

two token CoVEs

and a cash target in a fair fee.

On the fourth day of Christmas my masters gave to me

four stalling words

three freebie pens

two token CoVEs

and a cash target in a fair fee.

On the fifth day of Christmas my masters gave to me

five funds with strings,

four stalling words

three freebie pens

two token CoVEs

and a cash target in a fair fee.

On the sixth day of Christmas my masters gave to me

sixth forms a-massing

five funds with strings

four stalling words

three freebie pens

two token CoVEs

and a cash target in a fair fee

On the seventh day of Christmas my masters gave to me

seven StARs a twinkling

sixth forms a-massing

five funds with strings

four stalling words

three freebie pens

two token CoVEs

and a cash target in a fair fee

On the eighth day of Christmas my masters gave to me

eight toffs a-plumbing,

seven StARs a twinkling

sixth forms a-massing

five funds with strings

four stalling words

three freebie pens

two token CoVEs

and a cash target in a fair fee.

On the ninth day of Christmas my masters gave to me

nine targets leaping,

eight toffs a-plumbing,

seven StARs a twinkling

sixth forms a-massing

five funds with strings

four stalling words

three freebie pens

two token CoVEs

and a cash target in a fair fee.

On the 10th day of Christmas my masters gave to me

10 Execs directing,

nine targets leaping,

eight toffs a-plumbing

seven StARs a twinkling

sixth forms a-massing

five funds with strings

four stalling words

three freebie pens

two token CoVEs

and a cash target in a fair fee.

On the 11th day of Christmas my masters gave to me

11 planners guessing

10 execs directing,

nine targets leaping,

eight toffs a-plumbing

seven StARs a twinkling

sixth forms a-massing

five funds with strings

four stalling words

three freebie pens

two token CoVEs

and a cash target in a fair fee.

On the 12th day of Christmas my masters gave to me

12 clerks assessing

11 planners guessing

10 execs directing

nine targets leaping

eight toffs a-plumbing

seven StARs a twinkling

sixth forms a-massing

five funds with strings

four stalling words

three freebie pens

two token CoVEs

and a cash target in a fair fee.

ANON (TRAD.)

His Masters' Voice. Trad arr: Graham Jones

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