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Cross ‘scale’ off the list

Posted: December 18, 2013 at 4:30 a.m.

Whoever said “It’s the thought that counts” never got a bathroom scale for Christmas. Around this time of year we will all witness a bizarre event whereby even the most expert, earnest and experienced of female shoppers, driven by a deep and desperate need, will offer gifts in all sincerity that should be burned in the yard.

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Editorial, Pages 16 on 12/18/2013

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