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The Washington Post: The Art Post Knows Ugly

Our pals over at The Washington Post offered up a nice look at how the Ugly Christmas Sweater Party started...who started this party? Honestly, when was the last time a new holiday tradition was born? :) The Washington Post November 29, 2011  Ugly Holiday Sweater parties: The origin of the season’s sarcastic trend By Maura Judkis The ugly holiday sweater you owned when you were child was embarrassing and itchy. Today, it’s still embarrassing and itchy, but it’s also a beloved holiday cultural phenomenon, in the form of an Ugly Holiday Sweater Party. For at least 10 years, grown adults have been trotting up light-up Rudolph sweaters, or hand-knitted Christmas tree abominations for laughs. Who do we have to thank —...

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