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Countdown To Christmas BONUS (Fox News edition)

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Countdown To Christmas (17)

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Bubblies - Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas by Bubblies on Grooveshark

Spoiler alert! The lyrics consist entirely of "I/we wish you a Merry Christmas." Read below the fold...

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Countdown To Christmas BONUS (Rude edition)

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7 Shot Screamers - Don't Be a Bitch (Or You Won't Get Stuff for Christmas)

Don't Be a Bitch (Or You Won't Get Stuff for Christmas) by 7 Shot Screamers on Grooveshark Read below the fold...

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Naturally occurring, but not with wanderlust

A recently concluded investigation into a contaminated water well appears to have not looked into a key possibility.

Cross posted from Pruning Shears. Read below the fold...

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Countdown To Christmas (18)

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Countdown To Christmas (19)

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The Pogues featuring Kirsty MacColl - Fairytale of New York

Fairytale of New York by The Pogues on Grooveshark

You knew this one was inevitable at some point, right? Read below the fold...

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Countdown To Christmas (20)

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Countdown To Christmas (21)

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Countdown To Christmas (22)

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Countdown To Christmas (23)

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Countdown To Christmas BONUS (Cartoonish violence edition)

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Kate Gaffney - Round Of Christmas Cheer

Round Of Christmas Cheer by Kate Gaffney on Grooveshark

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Introduction to the series here. Some notes on this year's edition below the fold. Read below the fold...

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Saturday morning music

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Trivial linguistic annoyances open thread*

How about a post-holiday thread for syntactical irritations? Prompted in part by lambert's post about "folks," and in part by his use of "Big Pharma" (the day after Thanksgiving is the traditional Bash Your Blog Host day). The name for the pharmaceutical industry's lobbying arm is Pharma, not Big Pharma. It's big by definition; adding "Big" is redundant.

So what gets your goat, language-wise (besides rustic and inscrutable idioms, that is)? Read below the fold...

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Thursday Morning Music

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Too Much Joy - Thanksgiving In Reno

Thanksgiving in Reno by Too Much Joy on Grooveshark

Know any good Thanksgiving songs (besides Alice's Restaurant)? There don't seem to be many. Read below the fold...

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