In the spirit of “same sh*t, different day,” I offer to you this cartoon from 1890:

“Meagre Holiday Fare,” Toronto News, 20 January 1890, via G. Bruce Retallack’s dissertation.

Let’s pair it with this immensely unhelpful phrase, available in multiple formats from Etsy in 2014. A friend of mine was actually given a pillow with this phrase on it during an incredibly difficult, ongoing medical situation. She laughed and pointed out what a useless, insensitive gift this is:

ET-Give-more-thanPersonally, I prefer the bumper sticker version:


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