Christmas by the numbers

Story highlights

  • Online holiday sales are expected to reach $105 billion this year
  • 12 percent prefer "Happy Holidays!"
  • The sad "Charlie Brown" Christmas tree only had one ornament

(CNN)The holiday season is full of numbers: Five golden rings, four calling birds, three French hens ... and, well, you get the idea.

We researchers at CNN have done some counting of our own. Here's a look at some interesting stats surrounding Christmas and its festivities:
92% - Americans who celebrate Christmas, according to a