DAVE BARRY ANNUAL GIFT GUIDE

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$14 plus shipping and handling from Uncommon Goods, 303 W. 10th St., 2nd Floor, New York, N.Y. 10014, 888-365-0056 (fax 212-462-0090); www.uncommongoods.com

Suggested by Barbara Price of Washington, D.C.

Do you have anyone on your gift list who's the parent of a baby boy? If so, here's a nice way to express the thoughtful holiday message: ''Don't get sprayed with urine.'' This is a little cone that you place over the little boy's strategic region during diaper-changing to protect you in case he chooses that moment -- as little boys so often do -- to demonstrate his range and accuracy. In a pinch, this product also makes a fun party hat for people with very small heads, although before you use it for that purpose you should make sure it has not been used previously by a baby boy.

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    Holiday gift-giving is a tradition that dates back roughly 2,006 years, to when the Three Wise Men went to Bethlehem with gifts of gold, frankincense and myrrh for the Baby Jesus. Of course the next day the Virgin Mary returned these items for store credit, because she was a low-income mother with a newborn, and as the old saying goes, ''You can't diaper a baby with frankincense.''

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