Re: The Christmas Countdown Thread!
^We did our weekly shopping last night, and there was Christmas music playing in the grocery store.
Even I--the biggest Christmas nut in the country--thought that was jumping the gun a little.
Haha yeah, some shops do start a tad bit early
Philitas of Cos, Greek intellectual, is said by Athenaeus to have studied arguments and erroneous word usage so intensely that he wasted away and starved to death. British classicist A. Cameron speculates that P. died from a wasting disease which his contemporaries joked was caused by his pedantry.