Gift Giving

Gift giving is spontaneous but oddly expected especially when there is an occasion. It is an expression of happiness coming from the person giving. Gifts are also meant as a form of kindness and forgiveness.

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Gift Giving

What would be a best treasure gift in a 7 birthday of a boy and the meaning of it?

A DSi. With Mario Kart.

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What's the worst gift you've ever received?

I got this extremely garish glitter zebra print wallet from an uncle one time. I was 18. It has never been used.

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What would be a good gift for a 13 years wedding anniversary?

A night out is always fun or a nice piece of jewelry, a shirt, shoes, pants, any type of clothing really. But you obviously know your spouse better than I do, so think about what they would want.

You could buy a wedding anniversary ring for him or her. It's better if you buy real gold.

I think a handmade gift would be precious, such as a jewelry, a bunch of roses. What matters is a cherishing gift given genuinely and sincerely.

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What should you put into a get well soon package?

Well, make or buy a card and write a warming message with who it's to and from and top it off with a smiley face. Get a comedy or sweet movie. If you have a child, get your child to draw a cute picture. Buy something useful, like a pen or pencil with a nice design on it. Then get something they want. Woman: a beautiful flower vase wrapped in bubble wrap. Man: A toolkit or fishing set. Child: a Webkinz or Zhu Zhu pet. You could also put a litte teddy bear!

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Where to buy our world gift cards?

Well,you can possibly buy them anywhere.Walmart,Target,ToysRUs,7/11,and more.Gamestop? I really don't know.

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iPod Touch

How do you convince parents to give you your hidden birthday present early?

well, first of all make a conversation with your parents then bring the present thing up if that doesn't work well, then try to look for it unless they still haven't bought well then your looking and wasting your time. Finally if the two suggestion don't work well, then you should wait and let it be a surprise you now its not bad waiting and letting it be a surprise. :) HOPE THAT HELPS.

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Christmas Gift Giving

What to get your bus driver for Christmas?

Make something like cookies or candies and put them in a nice Christmas bag. Then give it to your bus driver!

Make sure that your bus driver can accept home made food gifts, first.

Otherwise, cash or a gift card would be good gifts for a bus driver.

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What do girls like as birthday presents?

1 to 9 years old: toys, dolls, remote control cars

10 to 16 years old: electronic things, iPods, laptops

Girls love jewelry, flowers, chocolates. They love something that is most appealing.

Books would be perfect for those who like to read.

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What is the worst gift you have ever received?

A roll of blue electrical tape for my 8th birthday :-)

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Gaia Online
Faith Hill

What is the address for Boots at Merry Hill?

The Merry Hill Centre Brierley Hill West Midlands DY5 1SY GB Unit 62 for lower level Unit 172 for upper level

Holidays and Traditions
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What are the gifts for each wedding anniversary?

== == Appropriate anniversary gift giving for the first, fifth, tenth, fifteenth, twentieth, twenty-fifth and fiftieth years of marriage. Gifts in the early years of marriage were small remembrances, or tokens, such as paper (1st), wood (5th), and tin (10th). In later years of matrimony, gifts gained value, including crystal (15th), china (20th), silver (25th) and gold (50th). The light-hearted nature of early anniversary gift giving, saying "the paper, wooden and tin presents are seldom anything but jokes but, still mean something to many people. Crystal is the earliest that is likely to be taken seriously by the gift-bearers." {| ! Year |} {| ! Traditional |} {| ! Modern |} 1st Wedding Anniversarypaperclock

2nd Wedding Anniversarycotton/strawchina

3rd Wedding Anniversaryleathercrystal/glass

4th Wedding Anniversarybooks/flowers/fruitlinen/silk

5th Wedding Anniversarywoodsilverware

6th Wedding Anniversaryiron/sugarwood

7th Wedding Anniversarycopper/wooldesk set

8th Wedding Anniversarybronze/potterylace/linen

9th Wedding Anniversarypottery/willowleather

10th Wedding Anniversaryaluminum/tindiamond jewelry

11th Wedding Anniversarysteelfashion jewelry

12th Wedding Anniversarylinen/silkcolor gems/pearls

13th Wedding Anniversarylacefurs/textiles

14th Wedding Anniversaryivorygold jewelry

15th Wedding Anniversarycrystalwatches

20th Wedding Anniversarychinaplatinum

25th Wedding Anniversarysilversilver

30th Wedding Anniversarypearlsdiamond jewelry

35th Wedding Anniversarycoraljade

40th Wedding Anniversaryrubyruby

45th Wedding Anniversarysapphiresapphire

50th Wedding Anniversarygoldgold

55th Wedding Anniversaryemeraldemerald

60th Wedding Anniversarydiamonddiamond

70th Wedding Anniversarydiamond/platinumplatinum

75th Wedding Anniversarydiamonddiamond

Gift Giving

What is a hostess gift?

A hostess gift is a gift given to your host or hostess as a sort of 'pre-thank you' for having you. A bottle of wine, flowers or maybe even gourmet coffee are common hostess gifts.

A small hostess gift is generally considered appropriate for dinners and parties, while guests who are staying for several days may get something larger.

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The Beatles

What to get a Beatles lover for her birthday?

You should get a Beatles lover either an album or song sung by the Beatles. If your lucky enough you can get him/her an autographed album of the Beatles. This will surely make them happy!

My friend got this cool t-shirt that said "Keep Calm and Rock On"

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Are there any Italian celebrations that involve gift giving?

Italian Gift Giving Celebrations

For New Year's, ancient Romans gave friends a glass jar full of dates and dried figs in honey, with a bay leaf branch so the coming year would be sweet and full of good fortune. Neapolitans still wrap dried figs in fresh bay leaves and exchange them at New Year's to ensure abundance.

For enjoyable reading about Italy's holiday celebrations, festivals, customs, food, pageants, etc., I recommend Carol Field's book, Celebrating Italy. You may find it at your library or for less than ten dollars on the Internet. Salute!

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  • La Befana brings the equivalent of stockings to kids around the time of Epiphany. If they're bad she brings coal (which is actually a sweet black candy now).
  • Often in Italian weddings the bride and groom give wedding favors to the groomsmen, bridesmaid, and parents. These are often trinket type gifts handed out during the wedding party. Such items can be found on sites such as the ones located in the related links and many others.
  • Christmas is all Italian
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What should you get your 8 year old brother for Christmas?

It depends what your brother likes...... if he likes to build and play with action figures i'd say legos.

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Where can you buy Gander Mountain gift cards?

Gander Mountain itself is the only place I know. Same thing with BabiesRUs. Don't understand why that it, they still get the money.

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Does a cineplex gift card work in rainbow cinemas?

No. Rainbow Cinemas are not part of the Cineplex chain. Visit to find a theatre near you.

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What are some free presents for girlfriends?

There are many gifts that you can make for your girlfriend rather than buying her something. She may be more touched by a homemade gift than she would a store bought gift. Some ideas for DIY (do-it-yourself) gifts are below.

  • You could make her cookies
  • A picture frame with a collage of pictures of you and your girlfriend together
  • Write her a poem or a song
  • Flowers from your garden
  • Take her out for a picnic
  • Make her a mix CD
  • Cheesy but cute coupon book for like 'free hugs' etc.
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What do you ask your boyfriend to get you for Christmas?

Well, don't ask him unless he asks you. If he does ask you just reply with something you want (make sure it doesn't cost a fortune)

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Is a ring worth any thing said 14k ge?

hell yeah

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What should you get your boyfriend for his birthday?

If you need some gift ideas for your boyfriend the quickest way is to check online. Just go to the internet and do a search for "gift ideas for boyfriend". You will be amazed to find sites who will tell you some ideas for a gifts for your boyfriend.

China and Chinese Territories
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Skeletal System
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What is bone china made of?

Bone china is made of 50% bone ash, & 25% each of china clay and china stone. It is combined with water to make a slurry, which is then fashioned into cups, saucers, plates and so on. The pieces must be fired in a kiln at high degrees of heat (1100c to 1250c) for the china to become hard and strong. It is the bone (usually animal bone, cleaned of all meat and glue) that gives the china its transparent whiteness. The ingredients of bone china are china clay, china stone, silica, alumina, alkalies, lime and bone ash. It is fired at high of 2,300 to 2,500 degrees Fahrenheit. In the best grades of English bone china, 50% or more of the body consists of refined bone ash prepared from specially selected animal bones which are reduced to a fine powder by heat. The bone is mixed with the finest china clays and highest quality Cornish stone. Specially skilled workers are needed in the manufacture of bone china and the best and most highly skilled in the world are found in the pottery district of England.

Soccer Memorabilia
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Sports Rivalries

What are some gift ideas for senior soccer night gifts?

A good gift for a senior Soccer night would be Jerseys or T-shirts. Everybody's gonna love it and obviously its something that they can use. Also, a good gift can be a Soccer Coffee Mug. You can actually get the names of your seniors written on the mug and gift it. They may like that as well.

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What are some gift ideas for teenage boys?

(1) Nike

(2) Vans

(3) food gift cards

(4) skateboards

(5) car

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Idioms, Cliches, and Slang

In a white elephant gift exchange, what does the "white elephant" refer to?

By this point, obviously, it describes the silly presents you bring to pass around at the holiday party. But it draws its roots from a monumentally petty (and almost surely false) legend: kings bestowing actual white elephants on their adversaries as intentionally impractical gifts.

Kings of Siam (today, Thailand) were the petty party, so the legend goes. White elephants, a revered animal in parts of East Asia, required constant care and didn’t bring in any money—essentially, the kings hoped to bankrupt the recipients under the veil of generosity.

This legend, though, has no basis in Siamese history and seems to have originated in America; nonetheless, in the States, the term “white elephant” came to mean something impractical but indispensable. Gift swap parties—where guests brought absurd, inexpensive gifts and swapped them—came to popularity in the early 20th century, and the phrase “white elephant party” quickly became attached to it. Thankfully, it’s all in fun—generally, the fewer bankruptcies caused by the gifts, the better.


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