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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).
The global media uses the term Christmas more than 600 percent more often than the less specific term holiday season, a US language group says.
By Susan Wloszczyna There's no place like home for the holidays, Perry Como once crooned. That might be. But in the case of Hollywood's depiction of such sentimental journeys, you might want to head for the hills instead -- especially if your relatives happen to be at home when you arrive.
It's come to this: Even Frosty has a DVD out. "Frosty the Snowman" is among the cartoons included in the newly released "The Original Television Christmas Classics." So is the TV tradition of packing December with hours of holiday nostalgia over?
- An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
- A timorous, cowardly fellow.