People are wondering why GIANTmicrobes! are so popular as presents. This is the easiest question in the world to answer:
When I went to the Gay Pride Parade last summer, there were tons of people loading me down with giveaways. But when I got home, I realized that I didn't have anyplace to put some of the freebies I'd gotten. And clutter is my enemy.
So when Das Roomie got home, I told her I had a surprise for her.