Preston answers: what are the most offensive Christmas gifts to receive?

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The most offensive Christmas gifts to receive according to people in and around Preston...

As Christmas draws closer and closer, the Lancashire Post asked its readers 'What would you be most offended to receive as a Christmas gift?'

Of course many people were quick to comment that there was no such thing - after all we should always be grateful - but others did have some humerous suggestions so take a look below!

There was a common theme

Shaun Breakell: "A Blackpoo season ticket."

Mick Adair: "Blackpool fc shirt"

Olwen Read: "A 'tangerine' football shirt!

Jackie Osborne: "A PNE shirt"

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Stephen Kelly and Martin Jenkinson said: "A Liverpool shirt"

Simon Fielding: "Burnley tickets"

Mark Woodward: "Wigan rugby shirt."

Another pattern...

Rebecca MacBain: "Well once my husband bought me a fat reducing grilling machine. I mean WHAT. I wasn't happy. Went back within days"

Caroline Taylor: "Slimfast"

Ben Berry: "Fat burners"

Worst Christmas presents you could receive according to Lancashire Post readers. Image: Clint Patterson on UnsplashWorst Christmas presents you could receive according to Lancashire Post readers. Image: Clint Patterson on Unsplash
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And again...

Sheila Buss: "Any household appliance"

Sharon Kenyon: "An ironing board that once my ex husband bought me"

Elsie Robinson: "Any household cleaning equipment."

Yvonne Potter: "Oven cleaner"

Toiletries don't seem popular?

Angela Castle, Sharon Gilbert and Helen Murphy both said "Deodorant"  Phil Ainsworth: "Men's fragrance set !!!!!!"

Josh Dawson: "Lynx gift box"

Catherine Mellowship: "Electric toothbrush"

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Other bespoke answers

Faith Yates: "Anything recycled! One gift I was given had a little card inside it to the person who had given it to me! If I'm not worth an original gift then please don't bother. " Gill O'Neill: "Something that you gave to that person as a present in a previous year. A desk diary in August when the year has already 8 months gone. (yes, both of these have happened to me.)"

Kearns Patricia: "Out of date chocolate i.e. a year older than the sell by date! Someone’s off my gift list"

Michele Edwin: "A book on bulbs. My husband gave me one years ago. How we are still together is a mystery!"

Christine Elizabeth: "A gift voucher for Wilko"

Dennis Pilling: "A blank cassette tape"

Paul Holmes: "Mrs Browns Boys box set."

Tara Marie Lamb: "Slippers"

Antonia Maria: "A candle" Chris Whynot: "Tory Party membership." - This was also said by Pete Burns and Rebekah Gordon

William Traill: "Divorce papers"

Mike Gardner: "An eviction notice"

And some suggestions made us regret ever asking...

David Mills: "A years subscription to the Lancashire evening post

Kenny Day: "Lancashire post paper"

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