@plouie01 snapped these two pics of the suggested gifts for Mother’s and Father’s Day at Chapter’s Bookstore in Vancouver. You might notice an interesting difference:
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Yep, that’s right. Men get books, interesting books even! And women get… pink stuff. Mostly paper products, but without words and ideas on them, and also candle and soap.. You know, pretty good-smelling things meant to please the daft. Forgive me, perhaps I’m being overly harsh towards stationary. All I’m saying is, not a single book for ladies at the book store? Alas.