A Conversation for A Fun Activity to do with Christmas Cards

The 2010 Analysis

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BigAl Patron Saint of Left Handers Keeper of the Glowing Pickle and Monobrows

Reindeer; 24
Horse; 1
Cats; 0
Dogs 9
Polar bears; 0
Teddy Bears; 1
Donkeys; 0
Elephants; 0
Monkey; 0
Kangaroo; 1
Sheep; 7
Squirrel; 1

Non-identifiable animals; 2

Solitary robins; 20
Partridge; 0
Doves; 4
Turtle doves; 0
Hens/chickens; 0
Calling birds; 0
Swans; 0
Penguin; 2
Non-identifiable bird; 2

Total = 58 cards
Total creatures depicted = 74
Mean creatures/card = 1.3

This year the number of robin cards was particularly noticeable, as also were the number of cards carrying peace doves.

Although I read somewhere that the archetpical Christmas card is one showing the Nativity scene, none of the cards I received this year showed that.
The nearest thing to it was an Oriental city scape showing onion-topped topped spires etc.

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