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Is It Okay to Use the Word ‘Christmas’ During the Holiday Season? — Survey of the Day

Over the past decade or so, there has been some debate as to whether the government, public schools and retailers should use the word “Christmas,” or if they should use something more inclusive, like “the holidays.”

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Survey Says — Holidays Are No Longer the Most Wonderful Time of the Year

Seems “holiday cheer” may be a misnomer, at least according to a new survey. Consumer Reports polled 1,013 adults, revealing that 90 percent of us have at least one thing to complain about the holidays, and 15 percent hate that they’re expected to be nice.

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10 Awesomely Fun Holiday Gifts for TV Fans

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Art doesn't imitate life — it imitates television! Just check out these 10 TV-influenced handicrafts brought to you by some of the clever craftsellers at Etsy. We consider each a fitting

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What’s the Most Popular Children’s Gift This Year? — Survey of the Day

According to a Harris Interactive survey of adults planning to buy children’s presents this holiday season, the most popular kid’s gift items — more popular than video games, board games and dolls — are books.

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What’s on TV Thanksgiving Day? — Thanksgiving TV and Movie Roundup

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You’ve got the meal all figured out, but there’s an entire day of preparation ahead of you and that means your family needs entertaining. You w

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Who Will Actually Be Shopping on Black Friday — Survey of the Day

Twenty-four percent of Americans plan to brave the crowds and take advantage of seductive Black Friday savings, according to a survey of 1,168 adults by Poll Position.

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7 Survival Strategies to Having a Happy Black Friday

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You have your Black Friday ads. You know when the stores open. You even know the most dangerous toys being sold this year. You, sir or madam, are ready to shop.

Or are you? Here are a few mor

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Watch Out for ‘Holiday Heart Syndrome’ on Thanksgiving — Health Check [VIDEO]

While you should eat, drink and be merry on Thanksgiving, doctors are warning not to overdo it. Excessive alcohol consumption can lead to what’s known as “holiday heart syndrome.”

The term was coined back in the 1970s when researchers detected heart rhythm abnormalities in 24 study participants, none of whom had a history of heart disease — but all of whom had too much to drink over the holidays.

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