The Twelve Days of Christmas, FM Style

Inspired by everything that can — and does — go wrong in a facility, facility manager and FM Frequency Columnist Charles Carpenter shares his take on The Twelve Days of Christmas.


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Inspired by everything that can — and does — go wrong in a facility, facility manager and FM Frequency Columnist Charles Carpenter shares his take on The Twelve Days of Christmas.
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Friday Funny: The Twelve Days of Christmas, FM Style

The Twelve Days of Christmas, FM Style

THE TWELVE DAYS OF CHRISTMAS, FM STYLE
An adaptation by Charles C. Carpenter, CFM

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On the First day of Christmas my Help Desk sent to me
A Stray Cat in our Pine Tree.

 

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On the Second day of Christmas my Help Desk sent to me
Two Clogged Toilets

And a Stray Cat in our Pine Tree.

 

Twelve-Days-of-ChristmasOn the Third day of Christmas my Help Desk sent to me
Three Cold Calls

Two Clogged Toilets
And a Stray Cat in our Pine Tree.

 

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On the Fourth day of Christmas my Help Desk sent to me
Four Illegal Heaters

Three Cold Calls
Two Clogged Toilets
And a Stray Cat in our Pine Tree.

 

Twelve-Days-of-ChristmasOn the Fifth day of Christmas my Help Desk sent to me
Five Lost Desk Keys

Four Illegal Heaters
Three Cold Calls
Two Clogged Toilets
And a Stray Cat in our Pine Tree.

 

Twelve-Days-of-ChristmasOn the Sixth day of Christmas my Help Desk sent to me
Six Breakers Tripping

Five Lost Desk Keys
Four Illegal Heaters
Three Cold Calls
Two Clogged Toilets
And a Stray Cat in our Pine Tree.

 

Twelve-Days-of-ChristmasOn the Seventh day of Christmas my Help Desk sent to me
Seven Plumber cracks showing

Six Breakers Tripping
Five Lost Desk Keys
Four Illegal Heaters
Three Cold Calls
Two Clogged Toilets
And a Stray Cat in our Pine Tree.

 

Twelve-Days-of-ChristmasOn the Eighth day of Christmas my Help Desk sent to me
Eight Roofs a-leaking

Seven Plumber cracks showing
Six Breakers Tripping
Five Lost Desk Keys
Four Illegal Heaters
Three Cold Calls
Two Clogged Toilets
And a Stray Cat in our Pine Tree.

 

Twelve-Days-of-ChristmasOn the Ninth day of Christmas my Help Desk sent to me
Nine Doors a-squeaking

Eight Roofs a-leaking
Seven Plumber cracks showing
Six Breakers Tripping
Five Lost Desk Keys
Four Illegal Heaters
Three Cold Calls
Two Clogged Toilets
And a Stray Cat in our Pine Tree.

 

Twelve-Days-of-ChristmasOn the Tenth day of Christmas my Help Desk sent to me
Ten Guards a-sleeping

Nine Doors a-squeaking
Eight Roofs a-leaking
Seven Plumber cracks showing
Six Breakers Tripping
Five Lost Desk Keys
Four Illegal Heaters
Three Cold Calls
Two Clogged Toilets
And a Stray Cat in our Pine Tree.

 

Twelve-Days-of-ChristmasOn the Eleventh day of Christmas my Help Desk sent to me
Eleven Funky Smellings

Ten Guards a-sleeping
Nine Doors a-squeaking
Eight Roofs a-leaking
Seven Plumber cracks showing
Six Breakers Tripping
Five Lost Desk Keys
Four Illegal Heaters
Three Cold Calls
Two Clogged Toilets
And a Stray Cat in our Pine Tree.

 

Twelve-Days-of-ChristmasOn the Twelfth day of Christmas my Help Desk sent to me
Twelve Trash cans overflowing

Eleven Funky Smellings
Ten Guards a-sleeping
Nine Doors a-squeaking
Eight Roofs a-leaking
Seven Plumber cracks showing
Six Breakers Tripping
Five Lost Desk Keys
Four Illegal Heaters
Three Cold Calls
Two Clogged Toilets
And a Stray Cat in our pine tree.

 

Twelve-Days-of-ChristmasOn the 13th day of Christmas
[because facility managers never get a day off]
my Help Desk sent to me
Thirteen False Alarmings

Twelve Trash cans overflowing
Eleven Funky Smellings
Ten Guards a-sleeping
Nine Doors a-squeaking
Eight Roofs a-leaking
Seven Plumber cracks showing
Six Breakers Tripping
Five Lost Desk Keys
Four Illegal Heaters
Three Cold Calls
Two Clogged Toilets
And a Stray Cat in our pine tree!

FM Frequency Columnist Charles Carpenter with Santa hat.

Charles Carpenter is the the magazine’s FM Frequency Columnist

Last week, he shared his FM adaption of Frosty the Snowman (FM).

 

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