Three men died on Christmas Eve and were met by Saint Peter at the pearly gates.
“In honor of this holy season,” Saint Peter said, “You must each possess something that symbolizes Christmas to get into Heaven.”
The first man fumbled through his pockets and pulled out a lighter.
He flicked it on.
“It represents a candle,” he said.
“You may pass through the pearly gates,” Saint Peter said.
The second man reached into his pocket and pulled out a set of keys.
He jingled them and said, “They’re bells.”
Saint Peter nodded, “You may pass through the pearly gates.”
The third man started searching desperately through his pockets and finally pulled out a pair of skimpy panties.
St. Peter looked at the man with a raised eyebrow and asked, “And just what exactly do those symbolise?”
The man grinned,
“These are Carols.”