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Goat devotees will be delighted to learn that residents of the Swedish town of Gävle have been celebrating that their town’s giant straw goat made it past Christmas Day without being prematurely incinerated.
The closest it came to destruction was ten days before Christmas, when its right leg was slightly charred after being doused in petrol and set alight.
Do remember, however, that the Gävlebocken has to survive until the official bonfire on New Years Eve, so there remains still a wide window of opportunity for would-be illicit goat torchers.
My question: With the goat having been treated with flame-retardant, how the hell are they going to burn it come New Years Eve?
In other yuletide goat-oriented news, it’s reported that a goat in a live nativity gave birth to twins at a church in southwest Florida, USA.
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