April 1, 2009

Baptized with Cola

Where there is a will, there is way,
So when water froze on a cold day,
The priest said, "I think,
A lemony drink
Can help save the baptism day!"

Reuters 31/03/09: A Norwegian church used lemon-flavoured cola instead of water in a baptism ceremony after its taps were temporarily turned off because of freezing temperatures, daily Vaart Land said on Tuesday. Priest Paal Dale from the town of Stord, about 150 miles west of the capital Oslo, improvised during a recent cold-spell by dabbing the lemon fizzy water on a baby during a baptism ceremony, it said. Get the story here

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