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2008-07-12 06:00:21

By Tom Shaw, Omaha World-Herald, Neb. Jul. 12--Years ago, Bing Crosby sang "I'll Be Home for Christmas." That could be more difficult this year with rising prices for gas and plane tickets. Experts say to make your holiday plans now, because the cost of plane tickets will only go up as gas prices soar. Tickets to some cities have increased $50 to $100 in just the past few weeks. Last-minute deals also may be harder to come by this year as airlines reduce the numbers of their flights...

Word of the Day
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'