“Are we at war with Norway now?” joked a few British social media users underwhelmed by Norway’s gift. The tree has been called “wonky” and compared to a “half-plucked chicken” by some, while others rushed to its (and Norway’s) defense.
Norway fells a Christmas tree and sends it to London’s Trafalgar Square each year. The gift is an offering of thanks for England’s support during WWII.
This year, some social media users are pointing out that the tree appears asymmetrical and missing a few branches.
Others rushed to the defense of the tree, and Norway.
It’s all a little reminiscent of a certain 1960s cartoon special…
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