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Bah, Humbug: Florida woman's Christmas display irks neighbors

Display taken down after backlash

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HOLLY HILLS, Fla. – A woman has been scorned by her neighbors in a high-rise Florida condo because of a holiday message she spelled out in lights across her balcony.

Kathy Hill says the Ebenezer Scrooge phrase "Bah Humbug" is one of her favorites at Christmas.

But other residents of the twin towers of Marina Grande in Holly Hill weren't amused.

The Daytona Beach News-Journal reports that Laurie Borasky-Gigliotti, who owns the unit Hill is renting, told her to take down the display because other residents were coming unglued. She says balcony lights are against the rules, "let alone Bah Humbug." She warned Hill, a California woman who recently moved to Florida, to prepare for "major, massive retaliation."

Hill turned off the lights, and says he didn't mean to offend anyone.