December 22, 2005
• 11.3 percent of household cats despise their owners.
• Six states prohibit licensed department store Santas from touching children.
• Each year, enough gift wrap is sold to coat the entire island of Manhattan twice over.
• The first references to Rudolph's "red nose" is believed to have been crude joke about the symptom of syphilis.
• On average, a US resident will hear "Frosty the Snowman" 3,219 times over the course of a lifetime.