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How Well Do You Know Your Christmas Mass Bangers?

Are you ready to get down at Midnight Mass?

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Let's start you off easy with Away In A Manger...
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Mooing
Lowing

Braying
Crowing
2. And on to that post-Communion favourite, O Holy Night
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Mining; heart
Whining; world

Pining; soul
Twining; spirit
3. Now it's time for that tricky second verse of Silent Night...
Pray
Quake

Bow
Weep
4. Joy To the World (not The Simpsons version)
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Ox bow lakes; V-shaped valleys
Forests; oceans

Floods; hills
Falls; rivers
5. Kicking it up a gear with Ding Dong Merrily on High. Try to keep up with us.
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Swung; sung
Rang; sang

Ringing; singing
Swungen; sungen
6. Do you know Hark The Herald Angels Sing at all? Do you?
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And Mary smiled
And God's own child

And Mary's child
And mercy mild
7. The ultimate Christmas mass banger, O Come All Ye Faithful
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King of angels
Lamb of God

Son of God
Light of the World
8. And the tricksy Latin part too, for all you die hards...
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Christum adorantes
Laeti triumphantes

Lumen de lumine
Regem Angelorum
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For you, Christmas Mass is about the carols, and don't you just love giving it socks? Fair play to you.
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So you know the Latin bit in O Come All Ye Faithful, do you? We recognise a former church choir kid when we see one. Solidarity.
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