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Jolly old St.Nicholas
Lean your ear this way
Don't you tell a single soul
What I'm going to say

Christmas Eve is coming soon
Now, you dear old man
Whisper what you'll bring to me
Tell me if you can

When the clock is striking twelve
When I'm fast asleep
Down the chimney broad and black
With your pack you'll creep

All the stockings you will find
Hanging in a row
Mine will be the shortest one
You'll be sure to know

Johnny wants a pair of skates
Suzie wants a dolly
Nellie wants a story book
She thinks dolls are folly

As for me, my little brain
Isn't very bright
Choose for me, old Santa Claus
What you think is right



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    UnregisteredJun 8, 2012 at 1:44 am
    Funny, because that's what I'm looking for too, the meaning to this song. I would like to sing it in our senior follies christmas show and hang up the biggest stocking instead when you sing mine will be the smallest. I'm sure i'll get a laugh out of that one, it's up beat and cute and an old time favoriate. I think I just answered my own question. I'm going to sing it.

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