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Talking Tree

This year, you can surprise your friends and family with a virtual talking Christmas card. You can send the card by e-mail and an animated Christmas tree will read out your message to the recipient.


Look who's talking...

Most Christmas cards are more or less alike. They contain a pre-defined message and the sender will often just sign and mail them. Little wonder that sending dozens of Christmas cards every year feels like an unwelcome chore for many people.

This year, if you'd like to surprise your friends and family with something a bit out of the ordinary, why not send a talking Christmas card through the internet?

The company that offers this service on its website is

You can write any message you like and a talking Christmas tree will read it to the recipient of the virtual card. You can even decide whether your words should be read by a male or female voice. Which brings us to the interesting question whether Christmas trees are by nature male or female?

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