Now, you know it’s going to happen. Statistics say it happens to each and every one of us at least once each Christmas. SOMEONE is going to give you something god-awful. A special something. I say “something” because you either don’t quite know what it is or cannot possibly fathom why they thought you’d like it.
One year one my great aunties cooked us something special.
It was a lettuce quiche. Told us the secret ingredient half way through. So of course we had to keep eating. There was a lot of lettuce.
Fear not, now you can not only go WTF?, you can upload pic of said present along with its story to Why Did You Buy Me That?
Of his eagle head stapler Daniel says: Today is my birthday and my office mate actually just gave me a stapler. But not just any stapler… a stapler shaped like an EAGLE’S BEAK. What in the name of holy hell is a grown ass man supposed to do with this? I’m going to throw it off the roof and see if it flies.
Shakespeare’s head tissue dispenser: “I should have fired my secretary after she gave me this.” – Wyatt
If aunty’s lettuce quiche didn’t give you nightmares this certainly will. It a kind of baby head octopus: As soon as I found this website I knew I had to send this in. It is a ceramic baby head, on ceramic octopus legs, and my boyfriend’s mother actually gave this to me for Christmas last year!!! It scares me and cracks me up at the same time. I am going to save it, and re-gift it to her in a few years. It will be hilarious.” – Dana
Yeah Dana, she will laugh and laugh at the thought you are giving her back something you thought was crap. In a couple of years she may well be your Mother-in-Law. I think this dolly is a warning. Run, run now.
So there you go, a few gifts surely more hideous than any you will be receiving. <cue dramatic music> Or are they? At least now you are prepared with a weapon of retaliation and your first expression will be one of delight because now you have something funny to share with the world.
My work here is done. : )