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Posts tagged: christmas trees

This date in Slice history (1999)

Here's The Slice's proposed code of conduct for Spokane area Christmas tree lots.

1. No arguing in front of the kids.

2. No Shirt, No Shoes, No Service.

3. Keep the bargaining cheerful.

4. Sniffing is free.

5. No cell phones.

(Sort of makes me laugh now to think that 13 years ago I thought No. 5 was even remotely realistic.)

Just wondering

1. Why would someone put the Christmas tree out by the curb on Dec. 26?

2. You are aware, aren't you, that black-eyed peas aren't always shelved near the beans?

3. If you overheard someone referring to a Spokane wrestling showdown between Thompson High and Hoover High, would you know what's being discussed?

Pictures of cats in Christmas trees

Before the Festivus pole there was…

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Features writer Paul Turner is a columnist for The Spokesman-Review in the Features department. He writes "The Slice" column, which appears six times a week and produces general features stories for the Today section.

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