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Quiz: ‘Tis Better to (re)Give


1) President George W. Bush and First Lady Laura regifted what, given to them by Bulgarian president Georgi Parvanov?

• A dog

• Pewter swizzle sticks

• A crystal vase

2) In the 1995 Seinfeld episode in which the term “regift” was coined, what was regifted?

• Soup

• A pirate shirt

• A label maker

3) According to a 2005 survey, what is the most common reason for regifting?

• The regifter didn’t have enough money to buy a gift.

• The regifter was too lazy to buy a gift.

• The regifter thought the regift was perfect for the person they gave it to.

answers: 1. A dog; 2. A label maker; 3. The regifter thought it was perfect for the person they gave it to.

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