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12 Standards of Christmas 2022: ANSI Updates a Holiday Standard

12/13/2022

On the first day of Christmas, standards gave to me…
a safe worker up in a tree.

On the second day of Christmas, standards gave to me…
two sterile gloves,
and a safe worker up in a tree.

On the third day of Christmas, standards gave to me…
three fenced hens,
two sterile gloves,
and a safe worker up in a tree.

On the fourth day of Christmas, standards gave to me…
four iron birds,
three fenced hens
,
two sterile gloves,
and a safe worker up in a tree.

On the fifth day of Christmas, standards gave to me…
five hoists and slings
four iron birds
,
three fenced hens
,
two sterile gloves,
and a safe worker up in a tree.

On the sixth day of Christmas, standards gave to me…
six geese a-weighing,
five hoists and slings

four iron birds
,
three fenced hens
,
two sterile gloves,
and a safe worker up in a tree.

On the seventh day of Christmas, standards gave to me…
seven spas for swimming,
six geese a-weighing
,
five hoists and slings

four iron birds
,
three fenced hens
,
two sterile gloves,
and a safe worker up in a tree.

On the eighth day of Christmas, standards gave to me…
eight machines a-milking,
seven spas for swimming
,
six geese a-weighing
,
five hoists and slings

four iron birds
,
three fenced hens
,
two sterile gloves,
and a safe worker up in a tree.

On the ninth day of Christmas, standards gave to me…
nine floors for dancing,
eight machines a-milking
,
seven spas for swimming
,
six geese a-weighing
,
five hoists and slings

four iron birds
,
three fenced hens
,
two sterile gloves,
and a safe worker up in a tree.

On the tenth day of Christmas, standards gave to me…
ten tools for sleeping,
nine floors for dancing
,
eight machines a-milking
,
seven spas for swimming
,
six geese a-weighing
,
five hoists and slings

four iron birds
,
three fenced hens
,
two sterile gloves,
and a safe worker up in a tree.

On the eleventh day of Christmas, standards gave to me…
eleven typers typing,
ten tools for sleeping
,
nine floors for dancing
,
eight machines a-milking
,
seven spas for swimming
,
six geese a-weighing
,
five hoists and slings

four iron birds
,
three fenced hens
,
two sterile gloves,
and a safe worker up in a tree.

On the twelfth day of Christmas, standards gave to me…
twelve plumbers plumbing
,
eleven typers typing
,
ten tools for sleeping
,
nine floors for dancing
,
eight machines a-milking
,
seven spas for swimming
,
six geese a-weighing
,
five hoists and slings

four iron birds
,
three fenced hens
,
two sterile gloves,
and a safe worker up in a tree.

Whether you celebrate Chanukah, Kwanzaa, Christmas, Boxing Day, the Winter Solstice, or just ring in the New Year, happy holidays to all from the American National Standards Institute.

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