Fw: [NH-L] The Night After Christmas
pegallen at tznet.com
Mon Dec 20 15:17:12 PST 1999
>From the nursing history list (!!!) - I thought public health folks & AHEC
partners would enjoy! Sure hope it isn't copyrighted...
Happy holidays - Peg
Margaret (Peg) Allen, MLS-AHIP mailto:pegallen at tznet.com
Resource Librarian Consultant for Cinahl Information Systems, Inc.
Library Consultant, Northern and Southwest Wisconsin Area Health Education
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----- Original Message -----
From: Margie <ke4uef at MIA.BELLSOUTH.NET>
To: <NURHIS-L at UCONNVM.UConn.Edu>
Sent: Monday, December 20, 1999 11:34 AM
Subject: [NH-L] The Night After Christmas
> The Night After Christmas
> 'Twas the night after Christmas and all through the kitchen
> Little creatures were stirring up potions bewitching.
> Salmonellae were working in gravy and soup,
> In the hopes they could turn it to poisonous goop!
> Clostridia were nestled all snug in the ham,
> While Hepatitis A viruses danced in the yam.
> Little John with his Gobots and Mary in her cap,
> Had just settled down for a long overdue nap.
> When down in their guts there arose such a clatter
> They sprang from their beds to see what was the matter.
> They ran to the bathroom, threw open the door
> Too late! Now their mother is cleaning the floor.
> Wash your hands before cooking! Put your food away quick!
> Or that jolly old food germ we know as Saint Sick
> With his eight tiny microbes will ruin the feast
> As they make their toxins. He calls out to each beast:
> "Now Hepatitis! Now Staph and Perfringens;
> We'll punish those humans for holiday binges!
> On Botulinum! E. Coli! Shigella!
> Go get 'em Amoeba! Work fast, Salmonella!
> If those humans can't learn to handle food right,
> A Merry Christmas they'll have, then a long, sleepless
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