Soap Opera Gift Wrapping

Have you ever noticed soap opera gift wrapping?

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Every Friday night I try to post a term of soap opera jargon. I haven’t gotten many posted lately, but I thought this might be a good start. Look for more on the Soap Opera Jargon page.

Gift Wrapping – Gift wrapping is very different on soaps compared to real life. It’s always done a particular way. In real life presents are often either wrapped just around the item itself or around any box. The presents are often odd shapes. On soap opera presents are always wrapped the same way with two exceptions. 1. sometimes jewelry cases just have big elaborate bows 2. sometimes if the goal is to show a kid tearing open the wrapping paper, especially on a really big gift, they are wrapped like in real life. However, normally they follow this pattern.

1. Find box with separate removable lid. (No flaps or clam shell style boxes…

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