“What is the worst Christmas gift you have ever received?”

  • Sandy, 30, Studying: Sociology, Conflict Resolution

    “A blender. I got a blender and I don’t even like blending things.”

  • Jeff, 23, Studying: Network Security

    “Can it be an Christmas experience? I forgot my jacket on the bus.”

  • Rosie, 25, Studying: Geography

    “My family doesn’t really do the whole gift giving thing. We tend to focus on spending quality time together. You can’t really go wrong that way.”

  • Jade, 26 , Studying: Communications

    “I got a gift card for somewhere I would never go to. I was like, ‘Mark’s Work Wearhouse? Really?’”

  • Walter, 26, Studying: Business

    “Is there such thing as a bad Christmas gift? If you get a bad gift, why don’t you learn to use it or borrow it to someone who can use it?”

  • Hazel, 19 , Studying: Sciences

    “I had a friend who was joking to give me socks, and then that’s what they actually gave me.”

Published in Volume 70, Number 12 of The Uniter (November 26, 2015)

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