Why is it that holidays and birthdays make some people go completely out of their senses? Too much pressure, maybe, to get the perfect thing? To buy the gift that tops everyone else’s gifts? To be a hero in your loved one’s eyes? Pish-tosh, as my mother used to say. If there’s one thing I’ve learned as I get older, it really is the thought that counts, but a lot of gift givers turn it into a statement about themselves.
So read this story, about some of the truly worst gifts I’ve ever heard of, and the categories they fall into. What’s the worst gift you ever got?