It’s beginning to look a lot like laziness from headline writers across America:
The result is the same no matter which holiday standard you plug into Google.
Here’s “Deck the Halls”:
If you’re looking to shake off the Christmas clichés, NPR standards editor Mark Memmot has a few banned phrases.
Have you spotted any holiday ledes or headlines that make you cringe? Send them to me at firstname.lastname@example.org.