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2005-11-25 18:28:09

By Chris M. Walsh NEW YORK (Billboard) - Think "Christmas album," and two words probably will not pop into your head along with mistletoe and tinsel: John Waters. The diversity and number of holiday releases sold in recent years continues to rise, as adult contemporary radio stations play more and more Christmas music. This season, such albums as "A Charlie Brown Christmas -- 40 Years," Kenny G's "The Greatest Holiday Classics" and Il Divo's "The Christmas Collection" will find...


Word of the Day
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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