By Josie Whitehead
A Angel(s), Advent and anticipation.
B Baby, Bethlehem, birth, bell, busy and boxing-day.
C Christmas, Christ, crib, cards, candles, carols, camels, choir, crackers, chimney, cake, church, christingle, cooking, cleaning.
D Donkey, decorations, dinner (Christmas of course).
E East, excitement, exhausted.
F Father Christmas, fir tree, festival, festivity, fun, family, fairy, fields, flock, family, frankincense, friends.
G Gabriel, God, gifts, goodwill, greetings, gold and garland.
H Herod, heavenly host, holy, happy, holiday, holly and 'help'.
I Icing, inn, inn-keeper, illuminations.
J Jesus, Joseph, Judaea, joyful, journey; Josie's Poems.
K Kings, kiss, keeping watch.
L Love, lists, lambs, lights.
M Mary, messiah, miracle, mistletoe, merry, mince pies, music, myrrh.
N Nativity, night, noel, nuts, nutcracker, Nazareth.
O Ornaments, oranges, opening, oxen.
P Peace, prophet, presents, paper, parties, poinsettia, pudding, pantomime and POEMS, of course.
Q Quiz; Queen's speech.
R Reindeer, Rudolph, ribbon, robin.
S Star, shepherds, sheep, stable, son, Santa, sleigh, sleigh-bells, sack, stocking, stuffing, season and sometimes snow.
T Tree, tidings, tinsel, turkey, 'thank you'.
U Undwrap (presents) under (tree).
V Visiting, virgin, vacation.
W Wreath, wrapping paper, wine and waiting?
X Xmas (but I much prefer 'Christmas').
Y Yuletide, yule log.
The letter z?
I've done the alphabet all through -
But left the letter z to you.
Snoozing: zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz Goodnight.
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