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On the 13th day of Christmas

Posted on December 14, 2004 by Marna

The cards are pouring in. Neither Jesus nor Santa appears to be popular this holiday season. The statistics so far:

Reference to Christmas: zero

Reference to “Holidays”: 100%

Use of holiday iconography such as snowmen or poinsettias: 22%

Use of cats and dogs: 56%

Use of offspring spawned from human loins: 22%

Inclusion of generic “dear everyone we’re fabulous” newsletter: 33%

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    Marna’s writing career started as a Pentagon intern. Early exposure to $500 toilet seat press releases made her appreciate creative nonfiction. Now she has more than 25 years of senior-level marketing and communications success working with Fortune 100 companies, government, nonprofits, small businesses, startups, and agencies.

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