“humbug : (slang) Balderdash!, nonsense!, rubbish! Charles Dickens’ novella A Christmas Carol,…”

“humbug : (slang) Balderdash!, nonsense!, rubbish! Charles Dickens’ novella A Christmas Carol, featuring the character Ebenezer Scrooge who hates Christmas and calls it a “humbug”, was first published on this day in 1843.”

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