What Do Jews Do On Christmas? A Limerick Explanation
By Madeleine Begun Kane
Here’s a query that’s answered with ease:
“What do Jews do on Christmas Day, please?”
We watch movies and read.
Surf the Net. (Dull indeed!)
But mostly we munch on Chinese.
I can see through her dining room window that's some good lookin' moo goo gai pan and - oooh! my favorite! - General Tso's Chicken!
(I’ve dedicated that limerick to Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan. (This post explains why.) And here’s a fun article about Jews and Chinese Food.
Maybe it's oy goy gai pan...
I couldn't resist this one, also from Mad:
"Two Jewish ladies are talking about what they're going to do on Christmas Day.
'Let's take in a movie and then have Chinese for dinner,' suggests the first.
'I don't know about the Chinese,' says the second. 'How about Thai?'
'What are you,' the first says, 'Reform?'