5 awful Mother’s Day gifts

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By Quentin Fottrell


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If there’s a choice to be made between who deserves flowers — your partner or your mother — new data suggests mothers are the clear winner.

In the run-up to Mother’s Day, more Americans search for flowers than they do on Valentine’s Day, according to Google Trends data for the last 10 years compiled by the Pew Research Center’s “Religion and Public Life Project.” When the U.S. House of Representatives issued its first Mother’s Day resolution in 1913, federal officials were implored to wear a “white carnation or some other white flower” to honor moms across the land.

Does your mother need another bunch of flowers on Mother’s Day? Some say yes. “As a mother, I am fairly traditional when it comes to Mother’s Day,” says Patricia Napier-Fitzpatrick, founder and director of The Etiquette School of New York. “I do like flowers — as in orchids that last — and floweri……………. continues on MarketWatch

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