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Bah Humbug! Are You A Scrooge Looking For That Life Changing Moment?
2012-12-19 05:43:24

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online One of the most iconic lines of Christmas is "Bah, humbug!" uttered by Ebenezer Scrooge, the famous miser in Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol. A new study on life changing experiences from Brigham Young University has given Dickens high marks for his portrayal of Scrooge's rapid switch from curmudgeon to saint. BYU psychology professor Sam Hardy and former graduate student Jon Skalski performed an in-depth study of 14...

Microsoft Accuses Google Of Being Scrooge-Like, Says Customers Are Being "Scroogled"
2012-11-29 15:24:55

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online The holidays are supposed to be a magical time of families coming together, a winter wonderland and joy to the world where even a humbug could be charmed by the spirit of the year. Of course Charles Dickens never expected Black Friday mayhem, and he certainly couldn´t have imagined two Internet search engine rivals battling for holiday shoppers with one evoking his most infamous holiday-themed character! In a new...

2011-11-25 08:00:00

This time of year isn't festive for everyone and it can be difficult for people who aren't particularly festive. It's also difficult for anyone married to these holiday Scrooges! New York, NY (PRWEB) November 25, 2011 Bah humbug! This time of year isn't festive for everyone and it can be difficult for people who aren't particularly festive. It's also difficult for anyone married to these holiday Scrooges! Dr. Bonnie Eaker Weil suggests a few techniques for getting a Scrooge to replace "bah...

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2009-05-18 22:17:41

Director Robert Zemeckis and actors Jim Carrey and Colin Firth were in Cannes Monday to promote their upcoming film Disney's A Christmas Carol. The 3D re-imagining of Charles Dickens' classic tale is to open in theaters Nov. 6. It stars Carrey as Ebenezer Scrooge, Gary Oldman as his clerk and Firth as his nephew. Ebenezer Scrooge begins the Christmas holiday with his usual miserly contempt, barking at his faithful clerk and his cheery nephew, Disney said in a news release. But when the...

2004-11-30 12:00:07

EASTLAKE, Ohio - Don't blame the Grinch or Ebenezer Scrooge if this northeast Ohio city isn't quite as jolly and bright for Christmases to come. City officials say money - or a lack of it - is causing them to put costly holiday decorations up for sale. In the last 10 years, Eastlake has spent $130,000 on holiday lights, displays and banners. Nearly $50,000 of the cost was offset by donations. "In the foreseeable future, we're not going to have the kind of money to put on that kind of...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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