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2009-12-11 07:21:00

BURNABY, British Columbia, Dec. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- ChatWithSanta.com today announced the provisioning of LIVE broadband video access via the Internet to Santa Claus at the North Pole. Starting December 10th, 2009, Santa will be appearing on the web daily to personally take Christmas requests from children around the world. Using the latest in satellite and Internet technologies, Santa will be brought to Internet computers where he will tell stories, take phone calls, play games and...

2009-12-10 06:45:00

SAN CLEMENTE, Calif., Dec. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Santa Claus is coming to town - and Christmas eve is the one night that he must be healthy for his madcap, round-the-world dash. Like us, he's under quite a bit of stress this time of year. While we have crowded stores, visiting relatives, and lots of sugary treats that can strain our immune system, he has elves working feverishly round-the-clock, bickering reindeer, millions of letters to read, and frosty winter weather. (Photo:...

2009-12-07 06:50:00

WARREN, Mich., Dec. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Intravenous fluids, pain relief medications, adverse reactions, experimental treatments, radiological imaging...does this match the picture of a typical child's Christmas? For the many children living in southeast Michigan suffering with cancer, this description sadly fits best. The customary trips to snow-kissed hills for sledding and the time to sit on Santa's lap are removed, along with many other happy holiday moments. Testing and treatments come...

2009-12-02 07:02:00

SIOUX CITY, Iowa, Dec. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Sitting on Santa's lap at a busy mall may conjure more stress than usual this year as reports of Swine Flu circulate wildly on the news, but parents and children can breathe a clean, germ-free sigh of relief knowing that they can still get their visit with Santa Claus in this year.... However, they no longer have to brave the mall. Santa can call them personally at home, by telephone: no long lines at a busy mall or hand sanitizer necessary. Founded...

2009-11-25 22:08:00

ORLANDO, Fla., Nov. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Santa announces that he has a gift to share with the world. Beginning Thursday, Nov. 26 at 2 a.m. EST, the first message from Santa Talks to the World will be launched online at www.SantaIsReal.com and www.youtube.com/KRSMedia. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/santa-talks-to-the-world-on-thursday-nov-26-from-his-private-workshop-74231117.html As well, Santa tweets....

2009-11-25 04:00:00

DALLAS, Nov. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Movies like "It's A Wonderful Life" and "National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation" are long-time holiday traditions among American families, but a few newcomers have begun to win over hearts too, according to Blockbuster Inc. (NYSE: BBI, BBI.B). A look at the Top 20 Most Popular Holiday Movies shows that, from the heartwarming to the hilarious, there are some new favorites among movie lovers. Topping the list is 2007's "Fred Claus," in which Santa's...

2009-11-24 06:45:00

HOT SPRINGS, Ark., Nov. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Thanksgiving is next week and retailers are advertising their merchandise and Black Friday deals everywhere you turn. With the bad economy, many families are feeling the pressure of the holidays and stress of not being able to buy the gifts their children are asking Santa to bring on Christmas morning. Melissa Larsen's "Dare to Believe in the Man in the Red Suit," published by AuthorHouse, helps parents and children remember the true reason for the...

2009-10-15 06:35:00

HAZLE TOWNSHIP, Pa., Oct. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Meet Little Mouse Monk, named by his parents who thought he looked like a furry chipmunk. One winter, this little mouse becomes incredibly curious about the world outside his nest-home in New York City. Follow him on his adventures in "Mouse Monk in a Christmas Adventure" (published by AuthorHouse), the new children's book by Eleanor Allen, as he explores the big city and learns the secret of Christmas. Endearing and filled with colorful...

2008-12-30 15:57:00

Philadelphia Clears The Record On The 40th Anniversary Of The Santa Broo-ha-ha PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- On the 40th anniversary of the "Eagles-fans-booed-and-threw-snowballs-at-Santa-Claus" incident, we in Philly think it's time to be clear about what really happened on December 15, 1968 and what has transpired since. As the Eagles enter the playoffs, we ask the sportscasters and sports writers of America to let this snowball melt, and consider a new story about Philadelphia....

2008-12-25 17:18:49

Santa Claus, for his trademark laugh, nose-poking poses and marketplace counseling services, made about $8 million this year, U.S. accountants said. With figures gleaned from the International Council of Shopping Centers -- which counts about 1,000 enclosed malls in the United States -- it's likely Santa worked 400,000 hours this year, Bankrate.com reported Thursday. Unfortunately for Santa, his image cannot be copyrighted. Assuming we could make the case he owns his reputation, he's really...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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