If you are a bit of a humbug during the holiday season, then dressing up in a Grinch costume should be like easing into your own skin.
When most people think of wizards, they usually think of Lord of the Rings Gandalf, when they're not thinking of the jovial humbug of Oz, that is.
Our friend Oz is merely a humbug wizard, for he once proved it to me.
But I'm not, my piggy-wees; I'm a humbug wizard.
"Rubbish, nonsense, humbug!" exclaimed Nicholas, and he thought: "How charming this Natasha of mine is!
"He's only a humbug Wizard, though," said Dorothy, smiling at him.
The first thing the little humbug did was to produce a tiny white piglet from underneath his hat and pretend to pull it apart, making two.
"Oz can do some good tricks, humbug or no humbug," announced Zeb, who was now feeling more at ease.
"How are your brains?" enquired the little humbug, as he grasped the soft, stuffed hands of his old friend.
"The Wizard of Oz has always been a humbug," agreed Dorothy.