Photo of the sausage roll nativity from Greggs

Can’t believe it’s not Jesus

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Ever since Greggs, the UK Bakery chain, announced that their nativity calendar this Christmas would feature a 90p sausage roll lying in a manger, rather than the Baby Jesus, there has been a lot less wailing and gnashing of teeth than expected.

Christians were all set to be furious, outraged and hurt at the slur to the Holy Child, until theologians pointed out that ‘Lord Jesus’ backwards is ‘Susejd Rol’.

Meanwhile, churches have advised that if anyone is looking for the genuine Baby Jesus this year, he is Away in Pret A Manger.

Bildad the Shuhite

Bildad the Shuhite

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