A season for sellers to move their chocolates and wines and gizmos more briskly than usual. A reason for other people to extort presents from you without appearing as beggars.
And what remains unsold or un-cadged will have to go in less than 2 months, when Valentine’s Day creeps along. It's only business.
Regardless of what I have said, I wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! Please stick with me in 2010.
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