Latest Xmas Stories

2010-12-06 00:00:39

Only one app captures your spending by category, shows you how and when you spend, and shows what percentage of your income is spent on Xmas. The Xmas $trak may help you rethink how you celebrate. Have a less stressful and more joyful holiday. New York, NY (PRWEB) December 4, 2010 Consumers rely on Xmas $trak to record their holiday purchases but they also gain a heightened awareness of how much time and money they actually spend. The iphone app captures spending by category, date, and...

2008-12-22 11:30:00

The global media uses the term Christmas more than 600 percent more often than the less specific term holiday season, a U.S. language group says. The Global Language Monitor of Austin, Texas, said in a news release that while holiday season is typically seen as more secular worldwide, Christmas was used in nearly 85 percent of all global media citations. Holiday season was the second-most used term, accounting for nearly 13 percent of all global citations. Xmas came in third in the survey...

Word of the Day
  • 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.