Comment on Wrapping Paper Used to Deflect Awkwardness of Opening Present

A room full of ugly cousins and barely tolerable aunts and uncles waiting with what must be fake excitement for you to open your White Elephant gift. There is a 50/50 chance it’s either a pocketknife or Cucumber Mellon Bath & Body Works lotion.

“Oh, are these skiing penguins?” you ask as you turn around the box to look at the wrapping paper because you need to say something instead of what you are really thinking – “I wish the Christmas tree would come aflame and fall on top of me.”

Strangely, Aunt Carol likes it when you comment on her wrapping which only fuels more attention your way. Aunt Carol is really the only person winning at White Elephant.

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