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‘Internet Song Guy’ Jon Lajoie Has A Special Christmas Message For The Folks He Kinda Knows
December 16, 2013
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For many people, Christmas is an opportunity to spend a little more time with the family and friends who you might not see as often during the rest of the year. But what do you do about the people you kinda-sorta know? That co-worker you occasionally have lunch with, or that friend of a friend of your second cousin? Here's what Jon Lajoie is going to do: send them all a Christmas text.

"Merry Christmas Exclamation Point" is the latest YouTube hit for the Montreal comedian, who broke big in 2007 with "Everyday Normal Guy." Oh, and if you end up getting one of those Christmas texts from Lajoie, don't bother calling him back: "If you're thinking of calling me to thank me, oh please don't (that's not how this works)/Texting is as far as this relationship goes (and keep your response brief)," he sings.

A few years back, Lajoie recorded a special song to — and about — George (caution: there's some strong language involved):

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