Writes NewsBusters' Tom Blumer:
The red boxes demonstrate that the relative frequency of references to the phrase "Christmas shopping season" vs. "holiday shopping season" is down almost 60% (58.6% to be exact).If the chart is not legible go here.
Meanwhile, however, the vacuum is beginning to be filled -- even on this side of the Atlantic.
Just above the Thanksgiving Day banner is Best Buy's Happy Eid al-Adha tag, acknowledging the Muslim celebration of Abraham's willingness to sacrifice his son Isaac.
As Robert Spencer remarked: "Suddenly Best Buy has found a holiday it can actually mention by name without fear of censure from the Politically Correct Police."