12 Singaporean Days of Christmas

While we appreciate Christmas carols for the charm that they bring to the holidays, we in Singapore just cannot relate to some of them—like “The 12 Days of Christmas.” Honestly, who in the world gives someone a partridge in a pear tree for Christmas? And, like, does any department store in Singapore even carry these?Since we’re in a particularly festive mood this week, we decided to work our I-S magic on this famous Christmas carol and turn it into something that, as Singaporeans, we can understand. Take it away…On the twelfth day of Christmas, my true love gave to me…• Twelve MPs dancing• Eleven smokers hiding• Ten clubbers puking• Nine ah bengs fighting• Eight maids a-cleaning• Seven loan shark warnings • Six Idols screeching• Five… suckling pigs!• Four lottery numbers• Three mobile phones• Two IRs• And a voucher from NTUC!Merry Christmas, and a Happy New Year from all of us at I-S Magazine!