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We think you'll enjoy this holiday treat: an educational and humorous take on the Twelve Days of Christmas for bridge players. These articles were published on BridgeBlogging in December 2012 and January 2013. You can read each hand, and the story that goes with it, through the links below.


  1. The First Day of Christmas: Finding the King of Israel 
  2. Two Turtle Doves 
  3. Bridge en Francais
  4. The Bird Knows Best
  5.  (and )