October 22, 2008

10 Things That You Shouldn’t Give At Halloween

I read this on the web today and it’s true. I remember when I used to go trick or treating and there were some things you just didn’t want to get from anyone. Behold the list of stuff that stinks to get in your Trick or Treat bag. Toothbrushes Dentists and orthodontists should not be allowed to celebrate Halloween if they’re going to get all tooth doctory on us. Do not bring your work home with you, folks! We all have a personal responsibility to brush, and maybe some of us will forget, but your complimentary bristles on a stick (instead of a Snickers) will not help us remember. It will make us despise you and your trade. Raisins Little boxes of stuck-together shriveled globs are not what little kids schlep around the neighborhood for all night. When they say trick-or-treat, they want candy that will rot their teeth, not wrinkled grapes. (Using an empty box as a kazoo-like instrument, though, is kinda fun.) Candy Corn The most polarizing candy of all. The fruitcake of Halloween; it just never goes away. If you love them, fine. But don’t subject the rest of us haters to the sickeningly sweet triangle that tastes like neither candy nor corn. Smarties and Necco Wafers These chalky candies are supposedly “fruit-flavored,” but no fruit I know tastes like dust — […]