Open letter to the word "gift" used as a verb.
Dear the word "gift" used as a verb:
Nope. You are a noun. As in, "My mother gave me a gift on my birthday. It was a fluffy new scarf!"
Or "Here's a gift! It's for your birthday! It's a fluffy new scarf!"
Or even, metaphorically, "My gift is the ability to be catankerous about practically anything."
But not: "I plan
(Yes) "He is a highly gifted singer." (adjective)
(Yes) "He gave me a song for my birthday." (via iTunes, or else he's a song writer--either way. The verb is give.)
(No! Not remotely!) "Why don't you
(Yes! By all means) "Why don't you give your best friend a song-y new fluff?"
Don't you even, the word "gift" used as a verb. Just quit it. You make me want to stop giving people fluffy new stuff altogether.
--and that would be unChristmaslike,