Major Spoilers Question Of The Day: Your Favorite Holiday Treat Edition


The internet has been ablaze this week preparing for today, as it’s not only Easter Sunday, not only the middle of Passover (Didja remember to sell all your chametz?), but also a holiday with which I was previously unfamiliar called “420″.  (Judging from the pictures I’ve seen online, I think it’s a celebration of Popeye’s birthday, celebrated by seeing who can grow the tallest spinach plants?  Bygones…)  The intersection of these various celebrations has led to an agglomeration of traditionall ceremonies, as well as a general scarcity of chocolate eggs, matzoh and Fritos.  For my part, while I enjoy the Easter basket tradition, the aging of the children with whom I interact has led to fewer cool Easter egg hunts, and as for 420, I can never tear the top of the can with my teeth, leading us to today’s celebratory query…

The MS-QOTD (pronounced, as always, “misquoted”) used to love Halloween as a child, because of the local who would give out calaveras, sugar-candies in the shape of skulls, which seemed otherwise unavailable in small-town Kansas, asking: What’s your favorite holiday treat/tradition?