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Response to The Velveteen Ocelot (Reply #2)

Thu Dec 12, 2013, 07:44 AM

5. It's a tradition from before refrigerated trucks

Oranges have to be moved in a refrigerated truck during the warm season, and they were super expensive, so most people could only justify giving citrus as Christmas gifts.

Truly frightening: Cartons of cigarettes used to be a very popular Christmas gift.



People used to do this shit.

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