Mom Gift Suggestion Lists Suck

Wednesday, April 25, 2012

No airswimmers for you!
Over the last few weeks my in box has been flooded with "helpful" gift suggestions for Mother's Day.  Amazon thinks I should get her fluffy chick lit, Harlequin suggests a diet book. 

I thought that ThinkGeek at least might be deviate from the stereotypes.  But, even given a geeky twist, their picks are basically the same patronizing old bollocks.  In their top ten featured suggestions: perfume, candles, an apron, bath salts and a baby stroller. 

Because clearly featured products for general customers (hoodie, guitar pick maker, remote controlled helium fish, star wars/trek stuff) would not interest females who have procreated.

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