The year Amazon.com replaced Santa

by Colby Cosh

This Guardian story about holiday shopping leaves the slightly unsettling impression that “Boxing Day”, for the purposes of retailing, now begins in the UK at about 6 p.m. on the 24th of December. Maybe those billboards that plead with us to keep the Christ in Christmas should just be changed to request that the Christmas be kept in it?




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The year Amazon.com replaced Santa

  1. "unsettling impression that “Boxing Day”, for the purposes of retailing, now begins in the UK at about 6 p.m. on the 24th of December"

    Anecdotally, it is happening here as well. I know instapundit was linking to great amazon deals days before Christmas and when I was doing my last minute shopping on Christmas eve, people were offering me %-off that were not advertised.

  2. Santa moved his operations from the North Pole to China.

  3. A VAT of 17.5%? Coming soon to a Canadian federal deficit fighting government near you…..

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