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December 1960


Creative Giving
Well, Christmas is here again and so is the person who has everything

Conscientious gift buyers are, as usual, dreading coming to grips with this same old problem - which has, if anything, become more acute in the past few years, due to high prosperity and the concept of Total Fun Living. Gadgets and frivolities which once were prime gift material are now basic living requirements. This phenomenon has caused the wrappings themselves to take on great importance. Superhuman effort and ingenuity is called into play in order to evoke the slightest flicker of more than polite gratitude when the gift is presented. Often the present itself is a genuine anticlimax after the magnificent wrappings have been enjoyed and finally removed...

Copyright: 1956 Town and Country


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