I thought he'd look jollier ...
Maybe he just spotted a naughty kid, notacynic.
Me too a smile would help !Merry Merry back at you !cheers, parsnip
Plenty of merry's to go around , parsnip.
Trying to make a pun aout of the word "merry-go-round" there, but didn't quite pull it off. Actually, I think I fell off the horse.
In order to keep the hucksters, humbugs, scoundrels, psychos, morons, and last but not least, artificial intelligentsia at bay, I have decided to turn on comment moderation. On the plus side, I've gotten rid of the word verification.