CBS MoneyWatch has a list of the top 10 most overused, annoying, and unnecessary buzzwords heard in work places. The article says we should stop saying these phrases. To their credit, they put standbys like "get on the same page" and "synergy" in the "annoying things to say at work hall of fame."
I like cardboard tubes. I always have. It's the best thing about wrapping presents - the left over cardboard tubes. They make great swords. It's fun to thwack your kids in the head with them. Most of all - it's fun to speak into them. Grab a tube and talk into it. That is quality fun. If you don't see the value of speaking into a cardboard tube, you haven't done it recently. The joy of the tube has been lost to you for too long. Try it. Advanced tube play includes - blowing up balloons and attaching them to the ends of a long tube. You can then pretend it's a barbell and you're the worlds strongest person. You can use them as binoculars in your make believe world. I keep my tubes nearby all Christmas season. Whenever I need to raise my spirits - or those around me - I break out the old dependable tubes. Enjoy your tubes, they've always been there - you were just too quick to call them trash. Sometimes it's the little things right under your nose that make all the difference, and there's nothing more fun than "thwacking" your kids with a tube.
If you put the stuffing in and cook it to a safe temp, (internally 145F for more than 30 min), the rest of your bird will be over cooked. If you don't get the center of the bird that hot, you will end up with unsafe stuffing.