Crying foul over public cursing


Ah, Christmas, that wonderful time of year when brightly-wrapped gifts under the twinkling tree contain treasures untold. Such as a rhinestone Christmas tree sweater with light-up garland or a gift certificate to a merchant whose clothes haven’t fit you since sixth grade.
“I saw this and immediately thought of you,” the gift-giver beams, while you’re wondering what it is you’ve said or done to this person to make them think that a wall-mounted plastic singing bass would be perfect for you?
I’ve tried to make gift giving easier on my family by giving them specific ideas. This year, for example, I told my husband that I really wanted a photo printer.

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