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In the spirit of trying to create better titles this year I am trying to relate them to everyday experience and to eents going on at the time the work was made, because although the work is not consciously illustrative of a particular moment or event, it must somehow relate. At the same time, I don’t want the title to tie the work down. So, for this one, I’ve been thinking about the difference between a surprise and a shock, surprise gifts and the effort it takes to keep a planned surprise secret and not give the game away. So maybe something like “…nearly giving the game away”