Merry "Fristmas"

Senate members and staffers were blaming their late stay on Capitol Hill last week on Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist and unaffectionaely named the last week before recess ??¢â???¬?????Fristmas.??¢â???¬  defines this new holiday as: ??¢â???¬?????an obscure ??¢â???¬????reverse holiday??¢â???¬â???¢ involuntarily observed by several hundred people just in the Capitol Hill area of D.C. Named after a false prophet out of Tennessee. People ??¢â???¬?????celebrate??¢â???¬  Fristmas by canceling vacation plans at the last minute, staying away from their families and friends, and working on the Sabbath. The emblem of Fristmas is not a Menorah or Christmas Tree, but a Gavel. (Verb): To work involuntarily on a weekend, a holiday, or a vacation, as in, ??¢â???¬????I just got Fristmased by my boss, and I have to go into the office.??¢â???¬â???¢ ??¢â???¬?????