Leave it to parents to undermine a child's inalienable right to irony.
Ms. Dale said she ordered the cards from a flyer that her daughter, Emily,
brought home from school and had no idea they would contain such dark
"I just assumed that anything she could order in that book order was
all right. I didn't know I had to look for PG- or R-rated."
Oh, please. When I was in Fourth Grade, we didn't even bother with Valentine's cards. We just punched each other in the nose and then bled heart-shapes in the snow. And we liked it.
mp3: "I Feel Like the Mother of the World" by Smog