Reginald on Christmas Presents is a short story by Saki. You can read it online here. It begins,
I wish it to be distinctly understood (said Reginald) that I don't want a "George, Prince of Wales" Prayer-book as a Christmas present. The fact cannot be too widely known.Please join me in a seasonal beverage (I'm having orange coffee, recipe here):
There ought (he continued) to be technical education classes on the science of present-giving. No one seems to have the faintest notion of what anyone else wants, and the prevalent ideas on the subject are not creditable to a civilised community.
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