Put up your feet, grab a cup of hot cocoa and take a reindeer quiz.

By now, most of the hustle and bustle of the holiday season is past, and you can relax and enjoy the season for what it is.

Put up your feet, grab a cup of hot cocoa and take this reindeer quiz, fashioned after “Do You Know The Lyrics?” Name the song to which the following lyrics belong.

You get one point for each correct answer.

1. “She’d been drinking too much eggnog, And we begged her not to go.”

2. “Somebody snitched on me.”

3. “Hang a shining star upon the highest bough.”

4. “Slip a sable under the tree, for me.”

5. “Giddy-up jingle horse, pick up your feet.”

6. “Thumpetty, thump, thump, over the hills of snow.”

7. “In the meadow we can build a snowman/And pretend that he’s a circus clown.”

8. “Don’t want a doll, no dinky Tinker toy.”

9. “Now bring us a figgy pudding/now bring us a figgy pudding.”

10. “I don’t care about presents underneath the Christmas tree.”

11. “I gave you my heart/ But the very next day you gave it away.”

12.. “Later we’ll have some pumpkin pie, And we’ll do some caroling.”

13. “Just like the ones I used to know.”

14. “He’s making a list, And checking it twice.”

15. “It doesn’t show signs of stopping/And I brought some corn for popping.”

16. “”See the blazing Yule before us.”

17. “Said the night wind to the little lamb.”

18. “And in our world of plenty we can spread a smile of joy, Throw your arms around the world at Christmastime.”

19. “So, this is Christmas and what have you done?”

20. “Hear the snow crunch see the kids bunch, This is Santa’s big scene.”

Makes you want to go caroling, huh? Go ahead and check your answers.

Answers: 1. “Grandma Got Run Over By a Reindeer” 2. “Nuttin’ For Christmas” 3. “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas” 4. “Santa Baby” 5. “Jingle Bell Rock” 6. “Frosty The Snowman” 7. Winter Wonderland” 8. “I Want a Hippopotamus For Christmas” 9. “We Wish You a Merry Christmas” 10. “All I Want For Christmas Is You” 11. “Last Christmas 12. “Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree” 13. “White Christmas” 14. “Santa Claus is Coming to Town” 15. “Let it Snow” 16. “Deck The Halls” 17. “Do You Hear What I Hear?” 18. “Do They Know It’s Christmas?” 19. “Happy Xmas (War Is Over)” 20. “Silver Bells.”

Scoring:
18-20 points:?You start playing Christmas CDs when kids are trick-or-treating.
12-17:?You’re having a holly jolly Christmas.
7-11:?You still have some shopping to do.
6 or fewer: You make up your own lyrics to the melodies you’ve loved since you were a kid.

David T. Farr is a Sturgis (Mich.) Journal correspondent. Email him at farrboy@hotmail.com. You can also find The Farr Side on Facebook.