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Do You Prefer ‘Merry Christmas’ or ‘Happy Holidays’? — Survey of the Day

The holiday season presents a bit of a greeting conundrum. Do you say "Merry Christmas" or "Happy holidays"? This decision weighs particularly heavily on retailers, who want to use verbiage that encourages the widest swath of Americans to spend money at their stores.

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‘The 12 Days Of Christmas’ Would Cost Over 100 Grand

If you've ever had the urge to bring the lyrics of the seminal holiday song 'The 12 Days of Christmas' to life, this may not be the best year to do it.

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Why Is Christmas the Perfect Time for Telling People They’re Overweight? — Health Check

Who says the holidays have to be all warm and fuzzy? According to some health groups in the UK, Christmas can be the perfect time to tell a loved one he or she is overweight.

It may sound rude, but experts insist the health risks involved with obesity, including diabetes, heart disease and stroke, make it worth the uncomfortable conversation.

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Why Do the Holidays Make Us So Nostalgic?

There’s something about the holiday season that often makes us all a little nostalgic. And it’s not just the result of carefully-crafted marketing by retailers — psychological experts say that wistful feeling has an actual purpose.

Krystine Batcho, a professor of psychology at Le Moyne College in New York, says nostalgia helps us feel connected to one another and can even ease pain during a crisis.

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Fewer Grinches This Year as Most People Want Family Time — Survey of the Day

Where has all the commercialism gone? This year, the majority of Americans “don’t care about the presents underneath the Christmas tree,” as Mariah Carey sings. Their favorite aspect of the holiday season is the time they get to spend with loved ones.

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Who Really Likes the Taste of Eggnog, Anyway? — Survey of the Day

Eggnog is one of those drinks we all like to have around the holidays not because it’s our favorite drink, but just because of tradition. However, it turns out that more people actually like the drink than dislike it.

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Are Store Owners to Blame for the Crowds of Shoppers?

When you think of holiday shopping, the least enjoyable is getting bumped by crowds of people, right? Brett A.S. Martin, a professor at Queensland University of Technology Business School in Australia, definitely knows this, since he believes congestion is actually caused by store owners filling their aisles to the brim with as many products as possible.

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Research Proves Size Does Matter When It Comes to Gifts

Spent all your money on one really great gift, but think you should also get a small gift so your loved one has something else to open? Think again. New research shows that a small gift could decrease the value of the more generous one in the eyes of the recipient.

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7 Wacky Worldly December Holidays You Probably Didn’t Know About

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Most of us are looking forward to the gift giving and family dinners associated with the traditional December holidays. B

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Say Goodbye to Holiday Spirit, Most Aren’t Fazed by It This Year — Survey of the Day

Despite all the glitz and glam, all the lights, tinsel and gifts, the holiday season doesn’t bring cheer to the majority of Americans. According to a new survey from Poll Position, only 37 percent of 1,072 adults surveyed answered that the holidays make them happier.

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