…theft of baby Jesus?

Just spotted this label on a beautiful wooden nativity set in a local charity shop.


Thankfully the staff were gracious enough to spot the unintentional irony. All the same, makes you think, though – doesn’t it?

One of my favourite expressions for an object which is useless is “as much good as a chocolate fireguard”. Not sure “as much use as the nativity without Jesus” will ever catch on. Even so…