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2010-12-01 11:50:00

BOSTON, Dec. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- "Nicholas Claus - the story of young Santa" is a new novel written by a father and son, Todd Domke and Judah Domke. It is an origin story about a legendary man. They've launched a website for the book, NicholasClaus.com. At NicholasClaus.com people can read the first of twelve chapters for free. The book is available at Lulu.com where it's described as "a children's story that parents will enjoy too -- a mix of magic, suspense, comedy, romance, and...

2010-12-01 09:05:00

NEW ORLEANS, Dec. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Located in the heart of New Orleans at 4800 Canal Street, there stands a grand mansion that plays host to a one of a kind holiday adventure filled with candle lit angel choirs, sparkling trees and a walk through, interactive, special effect holiday attraction sure to bring a twinkle in your children's eyes. As you approach the snow covered grand Victorian mansion, falling snow magically appears from the sky and blankets the queue line. You are...

2010-12-01 09:22:00

MCLEAN, Va., Dec. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- He sees you when you're sleeping. He knows when you're awake. But who's keeping an eye on Santa? For 55 years, the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD), and its predecessor organization have tracked the path of Santa Claus as he travels from the North Pole throughout the world on Christmas Eve to pinpoint his location for children. Since 2007, Booz Allen Hamilton has supported that effort, which begins today for the 2010 season,...

2010-11-30 08:54:00

FORT WORTH, Texas, Nov. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Santa Claus announced today that he will land his sleigh at Mrs Baird's in Fort Worth again this year to hear the holiday wishes of thousands of North Texas children. Parents are especially thrilled that the event, including professional color photos with Santa, sweet treats provided by Mrs Baird's, and fun crafts for the kids, is 100 percent free of charge. Santa's Mrs Baird's bakery visits began in 1939 and were reinstated four years...

2010-11-29 08:49:00

NORTH POLE, Alaska, Nov. 29, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Long sought-after, but never seen; often the source of speculation, but never confirmed; now for the first time, sources close to the Jolly Old Elf himself release Santa's List of Naughty Girls. The List is published on the Internet at SantasNaughtyGirls.com in the riveting expose: Santa's Naughty Girls: How Santa Spends the Other 364 Nights Per Year (365 on Leap-Years)! Topping Santa's List of Naughty Girls for 2010 is none other than the...

2010-11-23 08:00:00

RALEIGH, N.C., Nov. 23, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- In order to more efficiently manage the millions of letters he receives from children, Santa is working with KnowledgeTree to implement a new cloud-based document management system. This will enable Santa to create a more streamlined work environment for his incredibly busy and merry teams of elves, and simplify what can be a chaotic toy specification, manufacture and delivery process. KnowledgeTree will contribute $1 for every letter to Santa...

2010-11-23 06:03:00

SAN DIEGO, Nov. 23, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Santa plays a role in 90% of households that celebrate Christmas with their children. A recent survey(1) among households that celebrate Christmas fielded by Luth Research on behalf of RedEnvelope®, the online shopping destination for unique and sentimental gifts that make a classic statement, indicates that Santa Claus plays a prominent role in Christmas traditions, and that people are eager to spend more time with family over the...

2010-11-23 00:01:09

Make the scenic drive to the Texas Hill Country and be whisked away to a winter wonderland. Gather up the family and enjoy snow every hour on the half hour, carriage rides, live Christmas music, theater, and dance. Escape the city to a much simpler weekend of joy, holiday cheer and a guaranteed white Christmas! Boerne, TX (PRWEB) November 22, 2010 On November 26th & 27th, and December 3rd, the Boerne Texas Main Street twinkles with thousands of lights. Just 20 minutes north of San...

2010-11-23 00:01:08

As holiday shopping goes into hyper-mode, unfortunately, children do the same. The website http://www.TheChristmasRegistry.com has launched an expanded service, which helps both parents and children cope as December 25th gets closer. Washington, MI (PRWEB) November 22, 2010 As holiday shopping goes into hyper-mode, unfortunately, children do the same. The website http://www.TheChristmasRegistry.com has launched an expanded service, which helps both parents and children cope as December 25th...

2010-11-19 06:45:00

RARITAN, N.J., Nov. 19, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Anyone standing near the Santa Claus at the mall can see that the happy moment parents hope to provide for their children doesn't always happen. Long lines, tired, crying children, and an exhausted Santa often lead to a disappointing experience. And other than a quick hello and a smile as he asks their names and poses for the pictures, what does he know about those children? Not much at all. What happened to the Santa that "sees you when you're...


Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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