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Article: 12 Days of Christmas

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 12 Days of Christmas 
      at an Automotive Repair Shop
 
You know the song, so just sing along with me in the holiday spirit.
 
On the 1st day of Christmas  a customer sent to me:
A cartridge for my grease gun.
 
On the 2nd day Christmas a customer sent to me:
2 Latex gloves, and a cartridge for my grease gun.
 
On the 3rd day of Christmas a customer sent to me:
3 Wrench ends, 2 latex gloves, and a cartridge for my grease gun. 
 
On the 4th day of Christmas a customer sent to me:
4 Wire straps, 3 wrench ends, 2 latex gloves, and a cartridge for my grease gun.
 
On the 5th day of Christmas a customer sent to me:
5 Piston rings, 4 wire straps, 3 wrench ends, 2 latex gloves, and a cartridge for my grease gun.
 
On the 6th day of Christmas a customer sent to me:
6 Brand new sockets, 5 piston rings,  4 wire straps, 3 wrench ends, 2 latex gloves, and a cartridge for my grease gun.
 
On the 7th day of Christmas a customer sent to me:
7 Dash lights flashing, 6 brand new sockets, 5 piston rings,  4 wire straps, 3 wrench ends, 2 latex gloves, and a cartridge for my grease gun.
 
On the 8th day of Christmas a customer sent to me:
8 Engines leaking, 7 dash lights flashing, 6 brand new sockets, 5 piston rings, 4 wire straps, 3 wrench ends, 2 latex gloves, and a cartridge for my grease gun.
 
On the 9th day of Christmas a customer sent to me:
9 Coils a-sparking, 8 engines leaking, 7 dash lights flashing, 6 brand new sockets, 5 piston rings, 4 wire straps, 3 wrench ends, 2 latex gloves, and a cartridge for my grease gun.
 
On the 10th day of Christmas a customer sent to me:
10 Headlights blinking, 9 coils a-sparking, 8 engines leaking, 7 dash lights flashing, 6 brand new sockets, 5 piston rings, 4 wire straps, 3 wrench ends, 2 latex gloves, and a cartridge for my grease gun.
 
On the 11th day of Christmas a customer sent to me:
11 Gears a-grinding, 10 headlights blinking, 9 coils a-sparking, 8 engines leaking, 7 dash lights flashing, 6 brand new sockets, 5 piston rings, 4 wire straps, 3 wrench ends, 2 latex gloves, and a cartridge for my grease gun.
 
On the 12th day of Christmas a customer sent to me:
12 Trannys slipping, 11 gears a-grinding, 10 headlights blinking, 9 coils a-sparking, 8 engines leaking, 7 dash lights flashing, 6 brand new sockets, 5 piston rings,  4 wire straps, 3 wrench ends, 2 latex gloves, and a cartridge for my grease gun.
 
Speaking on behalf of the entire automotive repair industry,
Thank you to all our customers for their patronage.  We appreciate it.
Have a Very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. 

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