the bbc's Sunday programme has launched a 'Nativity Story in 30 seconds - that's about ninety words' competition. In the interests of brevity I found that it was possible to reduce the myth to just 8 words, but unaccountably the e-mail seems not to reach them.
so in the spirit of the Season here is the Red star commandos reduced nativity story;
A SLAPPER TELLS A WHOPPER ABOUT HER NIPPER
( awaits either lightning strike from enraged deity or, more likely knock on door from religious police)