It all started when a friend of mine was looking to get their boss (who is mean to them) an obligatory birthday present.
I suggested a nice bottle of Champagne and they said "He doesn't drink."
I started laughing at the idea of buying something that, from the outside looks like a nice gesture, but instead, is a covert 'F-you' to the recipient.
Perhaps they're always mean to you. This is your opportunity for covert payback.
Here are 3 normal gift ideas for that special someone (you just happen to hate)...