The other day we received following email from your Chicago Cubs:
The Friendly Confines will add another iconic symbol this holiday season: A 30-foot decorated holiday tree will welcome visitors and ice skaters to Wrigley Field when The Rink at Wrigley opens. A Grand Opening celebration is planned in coordination with the lighting of the decorated holiday tree near the Wrigley Field Marquee on Saturday, December 3, at 5 p.m.
What in the name of baby Jesus is a "holiday tree"? Is this thing trimmed with holiday lights and holiday decorations with the hope that good old holiday nick will deliver some holiday presents?
I understand why most folks take the safe route this time of year; wishing each other a "happy holiday's".. lord knows you wouldn't want to offend anyone. And I am absolutely certain that is what the Cubs braintrust is trying to avoid here - poorly. Oh, to have been in that room to hear them them spitball this idea:
"Ok boys, ...