[amsat-bb] A politically correct Christmas greeting
Alan P. Biddle
APBIDDLE at UNITED.NET
Thu Dec 25 05:54:51 PST 2008
>From a lawyer:
>From us ("the wishors") to you ("hereinafter called the wishee"):
Please accept without obligation, explicit or implicit, our best wishes for
an environmentally conscious, socially responsible, politically correct, low
stress, non-addictive, gender neutral, celebration of the winter solstice
holiday, practiced within the most enjoyable traditions of the religious
persuasion or secular practice of your choice, with respect for the
religious/secular persuasions and/or traditions of others, or their choice
not to practice religious or secular traditions.
Please also accept, under aforesaid waiver of obligation on your part, our
best wishes for a financially successful, personally fulfilling and
medically uncomplicated recognition of the onset of this calendar year of
the Common Era, but with due respect for the calendars of all cultures or
sects, and for the race, creed, color, age, physical ability, religious
faith, choice of computer platform or dietary preference of the wishee.
By accepting this greeting you acknowledge that:
This greeting is subject to further clarification or withdrawal at the
This greeting is freely transferable provided that no alteration shall be
made to the original greeting and that the proprietary rights of the wishor
This greeting implies no warranty on the part of the wishors to fulfill
these wishes, nor any ability of the wishors to do so, merely a beneficent
hope on the part of the wishors that they in fact occur.
This greeting may not be enforceable in certain jurisdictions and/or the
restrictions herein may not be binding upon certain wishees in certain
jurisdictions and is revocable at the sole discretion of the wishors.
This greeting is warranted to perform as reasonably may be expected within
the usual application of good tidings, for a period of one year or until the
issuance of a subsequent holiday greeting, whichever comes first.
The wishor warrants this greeting only for the limited replacement of this
wish or issuance of a new wish at the sole discretion of the wishor.
Any references in this greeting to "the Lord", "Father Christmas", "Our
Savior", or any other festive figures, whether actual or fictitious, dead or
alive, shall not imply any endorsement by or from them in respect of this
greeting, and all proprietary rights in any referenced third party names and
images are hereby acknowledged.
Dewey, Cheetham, and Howe
Attorneys at Law
And a sincere, unreserved Christmas greeting from WA4SCA!
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