According to the search-term pundits at Lycos, the search term “Christmas” usually breaks into the top fifty search terms around the first week of August.
This year, however, “Christmas” came one month early. It made its annual debut last week (the week ending June 25) in the #18 spot; meaning that “Christmas” was the eighteenth most popular search term last week.
I’m sure this is significant, but I can’t even begin to guess why. And I’m pretty sure I don’t like it.