Is a Gold Coffin a Nice Gift for a Lady?
Ladies enjoy gifts made of 24-karat gold, it’s true. What if the gift is a casket and the lady is not dead? We-ell. Not everyone agrees with the Vice President of the casket company that offered this gift to Zsa Zsa Gabor.
In response to criticism of his taste in presents he writes:
Our company’s offer is a well-thought gift which we feel is timely, appropriate, generous, respectful, kind, and replete with the honor due a legend such as Zsa Zsa Gabor. We are proud to offer handmade works of art to celebrate the lives of incredible people. I simply do not understand how our company’s offer can be taken as anything other than what it is — a kind and respectful gift.
His original offer said:
In addition, we can add one of Zsa Zsa’s famous quotes on the interior velvet, as a personal touch.
See my suggestion for the quote above, presented in a thoughtful and timely way.