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We Three Queens Of Orient Are

by | 10th, February 2004

‘LOOKING at the current crop of alpha males out there, you’d be hard pressed to find three wise men.

‘Magi, Magi, Magi, Out, Out, Out!’

If Jesus were born today, he’d most likely be met by Gareth Gates, John Prescott and Jeb Bush.

But it was always so, and the Times has news that the original three wise men, who followed a star to a barn in Bethlehem, were, possibly, neither men nor wise.

According to the Church of England’s General Synod, whose views have been picked up on by the Times, the three wise men of legend could have been three women.

From now on the sagacious trio will be known for all time as The Unisex Magi.

The Synod’s revision committee has seen the Bible and the surrounding texts and concluded that ‘the visitors were not necessarily wise and not necessarily men’.

What’s more, the gifts the Magi brought are now rumoured to have been a signed photo of Brad Pitt, the complete collection of Sex And the City on DVD and a small yet nippy Renault Megane.

Oh, and Jesus was an angry young man called Tony…’



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