Holiday Cheer Translator
Find out what the fam really means this holiday season
They say: Well, hello, dear, don’t you look nice?
They mean: Still haven’t lost those extra 15 after giving birth, huh?
They say: We’ll you’ve been busy, haven’t you!?
They mean: We gave you the gift of life and you don’t bother to call.
They say: I love this gift!
They mean: I have no idea what it is or what it does.
They say: Have some eggnog.
They mean: We’ve going to need some booze to get through Aunt Rita’s eightieth story.
They say: We really love your stuffing!
They mean: Stick to Stovetop and we’ll do the rest. We don’t want Aunt Rita to die.
They say: So, there’s no one special in your life?
They mean: Little Bobby’s tired of sitting alone at the kids’ table.
They say: Here’s $20, hun.
They mean: Get a job already, even ex-con Uncle Joe feels sorry for you.
They say: That’s an interesting hairstyle.
They mean: You look ridiculous. Grow up.
They say: I hate you!
They mean: I hate you!
They say: You are thin as a pin! Eat something!
They mean: Fatten up so I can feel better about myself.
They say: Let’s not spend more than $5 each.
They mean: You people buy crappy presents anyway.
Written by: Nicolle Weeks