Handwritten on plain paper, this kid's letter to Santa might not look like the fanciest note. But writer Amanda Mancino's kid writes with the erudite politeness of a true gentleman. Was he British nobility in a former life? Or is he simply a history nerd? Either way, Santa would be downright rude ignoring a plea this gentle during the holiday season.

Just make sure, Santa, that you bring him real antiquities, and not a 2008 flatscreen TV