Can you name every one of the 'Twelve Days of Christmas'?

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Dave Fawbert
How well do you know the 'Twelve Days of Christmas'?

It’s the song that finally ended Alan Partridge’s TV chat show career: but how well do you know the ‘Twelve Days of Christmas’?

It goes on forever, you’ve sung it a million times, but can you actually remember which lyric goes where?

According to YouGov, the British public are surprisingly poor, with only 15% of those surveyed getting all 12 gifts sent from your true love correct.

So how well can you do? Take our quiz and find out - and for a bonus point, how many gifts do you get, in total, on the twelfth day of Christmas? (Answer below the quiz).

Best of festive luck…


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Dave Fawbert

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