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Here are some great snow jokes                   

       What do you get if cross a snowman and a shark ?
          Frost bite !


          What happened when the snowgirl fell out with the snowboy ?
          She gave him the cold shoulder !

          What do snowmen wear on their heads ?
          Ice caps !

         What's an ig ?
         An Eskimo's home without a loo !

         What do snowmen eat for lunch ?
         Icebergers !

         Where do snowmen go to dance ?
         Snowballs !


         How do snowmen travel around ?
         By iceicle


            What sort of ball doesn't bounce ?
         A snowball !


          What's white, furry and smells minty ?
         A polo bear !


            What two letters of the alphabet do snowmen prefer ?
         I.C. !


           What did the snowman order at Macdonald's ?
         Icerbergers with chilli sauce !


            What do you call a penguin in the Sahara desert ?
         Lost !


           What's ice ?
         Skid stuff !

     The story of the Snow Queen

Once upon a time a magician made a magic mirror.  In this mirror, a kind face
became wicked, a look of hate was
reflected as a look of love.  One day, however,
the mirror broke, and if a sliver of glass from the mirror entered someone's
eye, that person's soul became evil, if another pierced a heart, that heart grew
hard and cold as ice.

In a big town two children, called Karl and Gerda were very close friends, and
even the sweet pea that grew on Karl's window sill spread across the street to
entwine with Gerda's little rose bush.  One evening Karl was watching the snow
drift down, when he noticed a white flake slowly turn into a beautiful ice
maiden. Karl was startled to hear the ice maiden speak his name, and he was not
to know he had set eyes on the Snow Queen.  Winter passed, and one spring

afternoon, as Karl and Gerda pored over a book, the little boy told her: "I feel
a pain in my heart! And something's pricking my eye!"
" Don t worry, said Gerda comfortingly, "I can't see anything!"  But, alas,
splinters from the shattered mirror had pierced the little boy.
Now in the grip of the evil spell, he snapped: "You're so ugly!"  And ripping two
roses from her bush, he ran off.  From that day on, Karl turned into a very nasty
boy, and nobody could understand what had happened to him to cause such a
change.  Only Gerda still loved him, though all she got in return were insults
and spite.

Winter came round again, though earlier than usual, and bringing far more snow
than anyone could remember.  One day, just after going outdoors to play in the snow, Karl saw the beautiful maiden he had seen that night, coming towards him wrapped in a white fur coat.  She stood in front of him and told him to tie his sledge to her own, drawn by a white horse.  Then they sped away.  Suddenly, the great sledge soared into the sky and through the clouds.  Stretched out on his own little sledge, Karl didn't dare move a muscle for fear of falling into space.  At last, they came to a halt on an immense white plain, dotted with lots of sparkling frozen lakes.
"Come into my arms," said the Snow Queen, opening her soft fur coat.   "Come and
keep warm!"Karl allowed himself to be hugged by the unknown maiden and a chill ran up his spine as two icy lips touched his forehead.  The Snow Queen kissed him again, and in an instant, the little boy forgot all about Gerda and his past life, as he
fell into a deep sleep.

In the meantime, Gerda was anxiously searching for Karl, but no one had seen
him. Finally, she went down to the river.  "Great river," she said, "please tell me if you've seen Karl or if you've carried him away!  " I'll give you these, if you do!"  And she threw her shoes into the river.  But the current paid no heed and just swept them back to the bank.  Not far away stood an old boat, and Gerda climbed into it. As she drifted with the current, she pleaded:   "Great river, silently flowing and knowing all things about men's lives, take me to Karl."

At dusk, she stopped by a river bank carpeted with all kinds of flowers.  After
resting she went into the forest, and though she did not know how she would ever
find her friend, a mysterious voice inside her told her to be brave.  After
wandering far and wide, she stopped, tired and hungry.  A crow flapped out from a
hollow tree.
"If you're looking for Karl," it said, "I know where he is! I saw him with the
Snow Queen on her sledge in the sky!"
"And where is her kingdom?" Gerda asked the crow.
"In Lapland, where all is icy cold.  That reindeer over there might take you! "
Gerda ran over to the big reindeer, threw her arms around its neck and, laying
her cheek against its soft muzzle, said:  "Please help me to find my friend!" The
reindeer's kindly eyes told her that he would, and she climbed onto its back.
They travelled till they came to the frozen tundra, lit by the fiery glow of the
Northern Lights.

"Karl! Karl! Where are you?" shouted Gerda as loudly as she could.  When, at
last, she found the little boy, Karl did not recognise her.  Gerda threw her arms
round him, and teardrops dripped onto his chest and heart.  This broke the evil
spell.  Karl woke from his long sleep, and when he set eyes on Gerda, he too
began to cry.  The second cold splinter of mirror vanished.  They had found each
other again at last, thanks to Gerda's love, and the reindeer galloped them
home.  The two plants on the window sills started to blossom again and to twine,
a sign of their everlasting friendship.


Snow in the Night

When it snows in the night

You can tell by the sound;

Everything's silent all around, 

So muffled-still

That you almost know, 

Before you look,    

There must be snow.

When it snows in the night

You can tell by the feel;

The passing air's as sharp as steel,

It nips your nose

And makes it glow,

And you know at once

That there must be snow.


(to the tune of Mary Had A Little Lamb )

Snowflakes falling from the sky, from the sky, from the sky,
Snowflakes falling from the sky, to the earth below.
Watch them as they dance and whirl, dance and whirl, dance and whirl,
Watch them as they dance and whirl, soft white winter snow.

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