"In honor of this holy season" Saint Peter said, "You must each possess something that symbolizes Christmas to get into heaven".
The Englishman fumbled through his pockets and pulled out a lighter. He flicked it on. "It's like a candle", he said.
"You may pass through the pearly gates" Saint Peter said.
The Scotsman reached into his pockets, searched around and after some long moments finally pulled out a set of keys. He shook them and said, "They're like bells".
Saint Peter said "You may pass through the pearly gates".
The Irishman started searching desperately through his pockets. He was at it for minutes going through each of his several pockets at least two or three times. He began to sweat and looked worried. Then he suddenly pulled out his hands and threw them up to the air, clasped them together as if to say a prayer and fell to his knees about to plead for admission into heaven. At that same moment, a pair of woman's panties fell from his pocket to Heaven's floor.
St. Peter looked down, bent over and picked them up, unruffled them and holding them out in front of the Irishman, with a raised eyebrow, he asked: 'And just what are these supposed to symbolize?'
The paddy replied, "Oh those, those are Carol's".
Of course, the Pearly Gates opened once again.
And So The Christmas Season Begins......
Hat tip and a very Merry Christmas to Perry K for that one.
All the best,