Here's a little holiday trivia for you: Did you know that the term "white elephant" is believed to have been in usage since 1828? It's based on a legend of the King of Siam - he gave rare albino elephants to courtiers who had done him wrong. His goal was basically to bankrupt them by gifting this extravagant animal, as the cost of their upkeep was crazy expensive.
Hence, we know white elephant gift exchanges today as potentially win or lose scenarios. You're just as likely to unwrap something awesome, as you are to bring home a not-so-appealing item. Well, if you want to have a reputation for giving white elephant gifts that everyone wants, we have a few unique ideas for you.